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Friday, September 1, 2017
Greek Tidbit on Love
Learn something new every day . . . . never knew this or maybe I did but forgot! From the blog exegeticaltools.com
Ever heard that there are several Greek words for “love” and they are all different? It’s been well known for a while now that αγαπαω and φιλεω are virtually interchangeable. Barry Hofstetter noted, “For those who doubt that φιλέω and ἀγπάω may be used interchangeably… John 5:20 ὁ γὰρ πατὴρ φιλεῖ τὸν υἱὸν καὶ πάντα δείκνυσιν αὐτῷ ἃ αὐτὸς ποιεῖ.”