Oct
2012

The Greek word analuo

Found only in Lk. 12:36Lk. 12:36
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

36 and be ye yourselves like unto men looking for their lord, when he shall return from the marriage feast; that, when he cometh and knocketh, they may straightway open unto him.

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and Phil. 1:23Phil. 1:23
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

23 But I am in a strait betwixt the two, having the desire to depart and be with Christ; for it is very far better:

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, the Greek verb “analuo” meant “depart,” “loose,” or “return.”

Paul used this term to describe his “departure” (death) in Phil. 1:23Phil. 1:23
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

23 But I am in a strait betwixt the two, having the desire to depart and be with Christ; for it is very far better:

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.  In Lk. 12:36Lk. 12:36
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

36 and be ye yourselves like unto men looking for their lord, when he shall return from the marriage feast; that, when he cometh and knocketh, they may straightway open unto him.

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Jesus used this term to describe the “return” of a man who had some servants.