[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?).

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".

Peter Kirk
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