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Philippians is a 'prison epistle', as we can see from verse 1:7, where Paul speaks of being in bonds - or imprisoned: Philippians 1:7 (KJV): Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace. In verse 19 ...


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Katachthonios in Ancient Greek Literature Literally speaking, καταχθόνιος just means 'under the earth', from the prefix κατά (down) and χθόνιος ([under] earth). But it seems to have been coined with a specific referent:1 Persephone, goddess of the underworld, is daughter of Demeter, goddess of corn, and Zeus Chthonios, the farmer's friend, can scarcely ...



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