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Salinas17 at aol.com Salinas17 at aol.com
Mon Aug 30 16:41:09 UTC 2004

In a message dated 8/30/04 12:18:04 PM, hstahlke at bsu.edu writes:
<< Correct, as a Greek translation of Aramaic meshiha, Hebrew mashah. >>

Was chrio:/christos ever used in Greek before Christianity in the sense of
"anoint in consecration" or did it ever appear as a title (proper noun)?  In
other words, did the translation also carry a new meaning into Greek?  I think
earlier Hebrew kings were also called "the anointed ones" in Hebrew.


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