Carlton Winbery winberycl at earthlink.net
Tue Mar 28 20:42:45 EST 2006

>A request to the list:
>Can anyone provide some additional insight and or information on ANTILHYIS;
>as to what it indicates to the Hellenistic or Koine user. BDAG has: helpful
>deeds. That's fairly general in meaning. Does it, indeed, refer to
>"anything" that might be helpful in any and every situation, or is it more
>specific in meaning ?
>ANTILHYIS is only found in 1 Cor 12:28 btw.
Louw & Nida present ANTILHYIS as refering to the ability to help or 
render service. That fits very well in the list of gifts in 1 Cor 12.

Carlton Winbery

Carlton L. Winbery
Retired Professor of Religion
Louisiana College
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