Oct
2012

The Greek word analempsis

Found just once in the New Testament (Lk. 9:51Lk. 9:51
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

51 And it came to pass, when the days were well-nigh come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem,

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), the Greek noun “analempsis” meant “received up.”

Luke noted how Jesus was determined to do what was necessary to redeem man from sin, and how He would soon be “received up” into heaven.