Jan
2013

The Greek word anerchomai

Found just three times in the New Testament (Jn. 6:3Jn. 6:3
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3 And Jesus went up into the mountain, and there he sat with his disciples.

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; Gal. 1:17-18Gal. 1:17-18
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17 neither went I up to Jerusalem to them that were apostles before me: but I went away into Arabia; and again I returned unto Damascus. 18 Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to visit Cephas, and tarried with him fifteen days.

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), the Greek verb “anerchomai” meant “go up” or “ascend.”

Jesus is described as “going up” into a mountain (Jn. 6:3Jn. 6:3
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3 And Jesus went up into the mountain, and there he sat with his disciples.

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). In Gal. 1:17-18Gal. 1:17-18
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17 neither went I up to Jerusalem to them that were apostles before me: but I went away into Arabia; and again I returned unto Damascus. 18 Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to visit Cephas, and tarried with him fifteen days.

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this verb could describe elevation or “going up” to the city of Jerusalem.