Feb
2012

The Greek word akratos

Found just once in the New Testament (Rev. 14:10Rev. 14:10
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

10 he also shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is prepared unmixed in the cup of his anger; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:

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), the Greek adjective “akratos” described something that was “without mixture.” John said those who “worshipped the beast” (Rev. 14:9Rev. 14:9
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

9 And another angel, a third, followed them, saying with a great voice, If any man worshippeth the beast and his image, and receiveth a mark on his forehead, or upon his hand,

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) would “drink of the unmixed wine” of “God’s wrath.”

The adjective “akratos” as well as Rev. 14:9Rev. 14:9
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

9 And another angel, a third, followed them, saying with a great voice, If any man worshippeth the beast and his image, and receiveth a mark on his forehead, or upon his hand,

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-10 tells us false worship is a very serious matter!