Spiritual death or Physical death?

From: Lee Deavers (devious@carol.net)
Date: Wed Oct 13 1999 - 01:37:18 EDT

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<H2>Can we distinguish between the spiritual death and the physical death of
Christ by evaluating the text in the original language? </H2>
<DIV><FONT size=3><FONT face=Verdana>In </FONT><FONT face=Verdana>Col. 1:22 the
word "thanatos" is in the singular. Does this Greek noun refer to His Spiritual
<DIV><FONT face=Verdana size=2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Verdana>In Col. 2:12 the word "nekros" is used in the plural.
True or False: The only time that <EM>nekros </EM>is used for spiritual death is
when it is found in the plural?</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Verdana>In John 19:30 when Jesus said, "Tetelestai" Jesus was
obviously not dead. Does the original language help us understand what he
meant?&nbsp;Was Jesus speaking of his Spiritual death at this point?
<DIV><FONT face=Verdana>Thanks</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Verdana>Lee Deavers (<A

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