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Accusations Against the Nobleman

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Surprisingly, the nobleman doesn’t deny anything the wicked servant said about him. However, during his public ministry, Jesus often didn’t deny what others accused him of doing or saying. He simply addressed their argument from a different vantage point. In the parable the nobleman is accused of being an austere (G840) man. The Greek word is used only in Luke 19:21-22. It is often used in ancient literature for unripe fruit, pointing to its sour taste, and is, therefore, unpleasant or harsh. What the servant seems to be saying is that the nobleman lives in idleness and derives his living out of the labor of others.[1] Read the rest of this entry »

 
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