Feb
2013

The Greek word anemeros

Found just once in the New Testament (2 Tim. 3:32 Tim. 3:3
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

3 without natural affection, implacable, slanderers, without self-control, fierce, no lovers of good,

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), the Greek adjective “anemeros” is the antonym of “tame.”  In the ASV and KJV this adjective is rendered “fierce.”

In the “last days” (2 Tim. 3:12 Tim. 3:1
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

3 1 But know this, that in the last days grievous times shall come.

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) people will exhibit several evil qualities, one of which is the savage brutality described by this adjective.