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

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Mon Nov 6 21:44:45 EST 2006


Instead of what, then?  How else to explain ANTI?

Father James silver

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From: Webb 
Date: Monday, November 6, 2006 9:32 pm
Subject: RE: [B-Greek] A Question on 1 Timothy 2:6 and the meaning of,ANTILUTRON ?
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> I suspect that the writer of 1 Timothy knew Jesus' words that we have
> recorded in Matt. 20:28 and Mk 10:45. Notice that in the Lord's 
> saying, the
> expression DOUNAI THN YUCHN AUTOU LUTRON ANTI POLLWN means to 
> give his life
> in exchange for many, that is, in exchange for many people's 
> lives. "Instead
> of money"? I can't see any reason to go in that direction.
> 
> Webb Mealy
> 
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> Subject: Re: [B-Greek] A Question on 1 Timothy 2:6 and the meaning
> of,ANTILUTRON ?
> 
> 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 ?
> To: b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org
> 
> > 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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