[B-Greek] Fear and Trembling revisited
oblchurch at msn.com
Sun Apr 25 23:15:22 EDT 2010
I found an interesting and helpful quote concerning fear and trembling in LXX Psalms 2:11
DOULEUSATE TWi KURIWi EN FOBWi KAI AGALLIASQE AUTWi EN TROMWi
The rest of Psalm 2 gives a pretty good explanation and reason for doing so.
I suspect the above verse and all of Psalm 2 may be the specific context St. Paul had in mind when he wrote in Eph 6:5
hOI DOULOI hUPAKOUETE TOIS KATA SARKA KURIOIS META FOBOU KAI TROMOU EN hAPLOTHTI
It appears that the trembling implied here is the complete opposite of fear rather than its complement!
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