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Unveiling the Unknown God

Paul stood up in the Areopagus and addressed the council and other bystanders from Athens. He told them that earlier he had toured their city: I passed by and beheld your devotions (Acts 17:23; cp. verse-16). The Greek word for devotions (KJV) is sebasma (G4574) and is used in Hellenistic Jewish literature for ‘objects of worship’ (see Wisdom 14:20; 15:17 and Josephus’ Antiquities 18.9.5). This same word is used in 2Thessaloninas 2:4, which Paul wrote while at Athens to be sent along with Timothy (cp. 1Thessalonians 3:1-2). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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