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Bibil Identifier bibil:212648
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Meaning of the Word γαμῶ in Lk 14:20; 17:27; Mk 12:25 and in a Number of Early Jewish and Christian Authors
Author van Tilborg, Sjef
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 58, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2002
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2002
Year (Copyright) 2002
Year (Reference) 2002
Language English
Pages 802-810 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In modern Greek the word γαμῶ means exclusively “to have sexual contact”, and not “to marry”. In his work Opera Minora Selecta: Epigraphie et antiquité grecques (Amsterdam, 1989, V, 417-421) the epigraphist Louis Robert shows that this special meaning of the word has to be assumed in a number of classical texts. On the basis of Robert’s study, this article discusses whether this meaning is also possible in the case of a number of New Testament texts (Lk 14:20; 17:27; Mk 12:25) and texts from Enoch, Philo, Athenagoras and especially Clement.
Pericopes Luke 14,20
Luke 17,27
Mark 12,25
Terms γαμέω γαμεω
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