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Law in the NT
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Law and the New Testament
Law and the New Testament Surveys issues related to how early Christians understood the law.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LAW, IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
LAW, IN THE NEW TESTAMENT<lo>The Greek word for “law” is [νόμος, nomos], derived from [νέμω, nemo], “to divide,” “distribute,” “apportion,” and generally meant anything established, anything received by usage, a custom, usage, law; in the New Testament a command, law.Austin’s Definition of
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets
Law
LAWThe great medieval Jewish philosopher Maimonides insightfully highlighted an important aspect of divine law that is central to the messages of the biblical prophets: at its heart, law is teleologically oriented. That is, God gives laws so that people might be wise, theologically and generally, and
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
LAW IN THE NT
LAW IN THE NT [νόμος nomos]. In the NT law refers primarily to the sum of commandments given to Israel through Moses on Mount Sinai, or to the part of Scripture-the Pentateuch (the first five books of the OT)-that contains them. Occasionally the term is extended to include the whole of the Jewish sacred
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