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Yes, this seems to be a common way that it was used. As another answer pointed out, the noun is not found elsewhere in the New Testament. However, Luke was familiar with (arguably, an imitator of) both LXX and Classical Greek, and there are multiple examples of ἀγωνία with this sense available there. Because context is required, I have included only English ...


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No. Major lexicons render the word as a struggle, contest, or competition, even exercise or a fight, but never fear or worry. If anything along those lines, it would connote bravery (sticking it out), not fear (which would seek to avoid the agonia). One would have engaged one's thumos, not their phobia, to be in agonia. Although the noun "ἀγωνία" occurs ...


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"Ruah" literally means "wind," but can be used to mean "spirit" in some contexts. The phrasing: "hinnabe el..." is used throughout the book of Ezekiel to mean "prophesy about..." or "prophesy to...." Unlike any other prophet, Ezekiel likes to prophesy about inanimate and physical things. Here are the instances: 6:1 - prophesy about the mountains of Israel ...


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"Prophesy" [בא] BA = come. [נבא] NBA = Ni-VA = (nif-al) simple-passive of come = that which is coming, impending. [נבא] then becomes a nifal passive derivative "root word" - an example where some soresh types are actually derivatives of more fundamental soresh types. [באי] B_i = imperative/cohortative towards 2nd person feminine = instruct you-girl to ...


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Paul mentions sons of disobedience in one other epistle, namely Ephesians. And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience—among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying ...



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