[b-hebrew] Isaiah 53:8

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Fri Dec 10 17:54:03 EST 2004


On 10/12/2004 21:27, Karl Randolph wrote:

>...(incidently, when the Jewish writers of the New Testament looked at Koiné Greek and saw it too lacked a generalized term for "sin", they used the archery term referring to missing the target, wonder where they got that idea from?).
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Perhaps from the LXX, where hAMARTIA is used 541 times (plus hAMARTHMA 
36 times, hAMARTWLOS 178 times, and the verb hAMARTANW), in very many of 
those cases as a generalised term for "sin".

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