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LSJ Definitions of Kephalē

Here is the entry of meanings & glosses of kephalē (the Greek word for “head”) copied and pasted from Liddel, Scott & Jones’s Greek-English Lexicon (LSJ).

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Jesus Called Her “Woman”

In this article, I look at every verse where Jesus directly addresses a woman as “woman.” These verses can sound cold and even rude in English. This article was first published in Mutuality magazine.

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Manhood and Masculinity in the ESV

The word “manhood” occurs twice in the English Standard Version. Does this word convey what Paul wanted to say in Eph. 4:13? In what other ways does the ESV create a masculine bias.

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(5) Phoebe: Deacon of the Church in Cenchrea

In Part 5, I look at 1 Timothy 3:8-13, concerning male and female deacons in the Ephesian church, and at Phoebe as a prostatis (patron). I briefly compare her ministry with that of Olympias and also Stephanas (1 Cor. 16:15-18).

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Diakon- Words in Major Greek Lexicons

Lexicons show that diakon- words are used in a variety of ways for a variety of ministries. Danker’s and Collin’s understanding of diakon- words, with their emphasis on agency, fits well with the broad usage of these words in the New Testament and the narrower usage in the Apostolic Fathers.

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Junia in Romans 16:7

This article is about Junia—a minister mentioned by Paul in Romans 16:7—using and critiquing the ESV as a reference. Was Junia really a female apostle?

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