From: Steve Amato (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Aug 05 1998 - 08:38:23 EDT
Mr. Lemuel G. Abarte wrote:
>May I ask for comments on these verses, please:
>DEDESAI GUNAIKI, MH ZHTEI LUSIN. LELUSAI APO GUNAIKOS, MH ZHTEI GUNAIKA.
EAN DE KAI GAMHSHS, OUCH hHMARTES, KAI EAN GHMH hH
>PARQENOS, OUCH hHMARTEN. QLIPSIN DE TH SARKI hEKSOUSIN hOI TOIOUTOI, EGW
DE hUMWN FEIDOMAI.
>What 'bugs' me is the possibility of a double-entendre. I primarily based
this on the meaning of PARQENOS as a betrothed person. Should he or she go
ahead with the intended person or could he or she go ahead and marry
>Another question, if it means that he or she could marry someone else, is
this a divorce? Thus this mean a Christian could remarry?
If you look at all the uses of that word in the New Testament, they seem
support the idea of one who has never had sexual relations (let alone
Re 14:4 These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are
Mt 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son,
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