Date: Wed Feb 16 2000 - 18:33:17 EST
At 04:39 PM 2/16/00 -0500, you wrote:
>When such prestigious translations as the NASB and NRSV translate
>hILASTHRIOV as "mercy seat" (Heb.9:5), I assume there is a reason beyond
>mere tradition, but I can't find it with my rather meager resources. Is
>there any particular reason for not using "place of propitiation," or
>some such? Thanks.
expiation is better-- and its the name of the cover of the ark of the
covenant in the LXX.
Expiation? Do you find this better than "appeasement?"
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