Sunday, December 13, 2015

Hebrews 2:15

Hebrews 2:15

 And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.

a. NLT: Only in this way could he set free all who have lived their lives as slaves to the fear of dying.

b. NIV: and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death.

c. YLT: and might deliver those, whoever, with fear of death, throughout all their life, were subjects of bondage,

d. Amplified Bible Classic: And also that He might deliver and completely set free all those who through the [haunting] fear of death were held in bondage throughout the whole course of their lives.

e. Worrell Translation: and might release all those who, through fear of death, were all their lifetime subject to bondage.

1. “And deliver them who through fear of death…”

a. [2532 * kai] [Strong: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words:--and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.]

b. deliver [525 * apallasso] [Strong: from 575 and 236; to change away, i.e. release, (reflexively) remove:--deliver, depart.]

c. them [5128 * toutous] [Strong: accusative case plural masculine of 3778; these (persons, as objective of verb or preposition):--such, them, these, this.]

d. who [3745 * hosos] [Strong: by reduplication from 3739; as (much, great, long, etc.) as:--all (that), as (long, many, much) (as), how great (many, much), (in-)asmuch as, so many as, that (ever), the more, those things, what (great, -soever), wheresoever, wherewithsoever, which, X while, who(-soever).]

e. through [1223 * dia] [Strong: a primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional):--after, always, among, at, to avoid, because of (that), briefly, by, for (cause) ... fore, from, in, by occasion of, of, by reason of, for sake, that, thereby, therefore, X though, through(-out), to, wherefore, with (-in). In composition it retains the same general importance.]

f. fear [5401 * phobos] [Strong: from a primary phebomai (to be put in fear); alarm or fright:--be afraid, + exceedingly, fear, terror.]

g. of death [2288 * Thanatos] [Strong: from 2348; (properly, an adjective used as a noun) death (literally or figuratively):--X deadly, (be...) death.]

2. “…were all their lifetime subject to bondage.”

a. were [2258 * en] [Strong: imperfect of 1510; I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were):--+ agree, be, X have (+ charge of), hold, use, was(-t), were.]

b. all [3956 * pas] [Strong: including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole:--all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.]

c. their lifetime [2198 * zao] [Strong: a primary verb; to live (literally or figuratively):--life(-time), (a-)live(-ly), quick.]

d. subject [1777 * enochos] [Strong: from 1758; liable to (a condition, penalty or imputation):--in danger of, guilty of, subject to.]

e. to bondage [1397 * douleia] [Strong: from 1398; slavery (ceremonially or figuratively):--bondage.

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