From: Silouan Wollert (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Aug 20 2001 - 13:11:10 EDT
I did a quick check with my Webster's. "Reins" comes from the Latin "renes"
meaning "kidneys". A related word in English is "renal". A synonym for
"renal" is "nephritic". Hope this sheds some light... ;-)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: George Blaisdell [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, August 20, 2001 4:58 PM
> To: Biblical Greek
> Subject: [b-greek] Rev.2:23 NEFROUS
> B-Greekers -
> NEFROS means kidneys, yet my KJV translates it here as reins, and
> I am not
> all that clear on what NEFROUS means in this passage. The trail between
> reins and kidneys is looking murky and obscure.
> Anyone got a light on this one?
> Thanks in advance!
> George Blaisdell
> Roslyn, WA
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