[B-Greek] A Question on 1 Timothy 2:6 and the meaning of, ANTILUTRON ?

frjsilver at optonline.net frjsilver at optonline.net
Mon Nov 6 21:14:12 EST 2006


Dear Friends --

This isn't all that complicated a word.

In this citation, it means merely that -- instead of (ANTI) a (usually monetary) ransom payment -- Jesus Christ gave Himself for all.  

Peace and blessings to all.

Father James Silver

Monk James
Orthodox Church in America



----- Original Message -----
From: "wayfaringman at netzero.net" 
Date: Monday, November 6, 2006 1:00 pm
Subject: [B-Greek] A Question on 1 Timothy 2:6 and the meaning of, ANTILUTRON ?
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> Greetings to All !
> 
> In 1 Timothy 2:6 we have the following verse in the Greek New 
> Testament, 
> “ hO DOUS EAUTON ANTILUTRON hUPER PANTWN, TO MARTURION KAIROIS 
> IDIOIS.” 
> 
> My question is, does ANTILUTRON have the meaning of 
> “corresponding 
> ransom” ? 
> 
> Any help on this will be most appreciated. 
> 
> 
> Best Regards,
> 
> Harry Jones
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 



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