Revdpickrel at wmconnect.com Revdpickrel at wmconnect.com
Wed Jun 7 15:55:51 EDT 2006

In a message dated 6/7/2006 4:03:01 AM Central Daylight Time, 
newsgroupstuff at gmail.com writes:

> I'm just wondering regarding the Greek word AKAQARSIA or 'uncleanness'. In
> the NT it seems to have an idea of moral impurity. Is this how it was
> understood in common Greek usage (non-Jewish, non-Christian), or is it a
> carry over from eg LXX usage?
> Thanks in advance,


AKAQARSIA is used in the LXX as a noun fem acc dat sg. rendered as lewdness; 
impurity of motive.  

Rev. Doug Pickrel, Litt.D.
Tejas Valley
San Antonio, Texas

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