>>Doug Hanley said, "Eklektos was not used in the NT for the Jews." Perhaps
>>my confusion is due to the ambiguity of "Jews" as an ethnic or religious term.
>>Followers of Jesus, some of whom are Jews, are called eklektos in the NT.
The usage of the phrase "the Jews" in the Gospel of John was the a partial
context of the what I was saying, but also of the literal Israel. If it is used
in the Septuagint I do not know.
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