From: Mike Sangrey (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Nov 07 2000 - 08:53:39 EST
> To those who have larger vocabularies than I,
> Is there a Greek word which means marriage (in the institutional sense
> as opposed to the actual event) or the state of being married (as
> opposed to the act of getting married)?
First, a light chuckle at your "</lurk>...<lurk>" XML lives!
Louw and Nida list an idiom
33.341 NOMOS TOU ANDROS which means literally "law of husband/man" They
suggest it refers to "the law which binds a woman to a man in marriage -
'the marriage law'. They cite Rom. 7:2.
Also, 34.67 GAMOS is 'the state of being married'
And 34.75 hUPANDROS 'pertaining to being legally bound to a man in
It's OK to think differently, just think together.
Sooner or later that will bring out our faults;
then we can deal with them...together.
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