Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 4:23 AM
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Course: The Epistle of James (eJAM)
Glossary: Glossary for Lessons 1-2
D

dikaioo

Greek word (transliteration) meaning "to declare righteous", "to justify", or "to vindicate"

E

Eusebius

author of the early Christian work, "Ecclesiastical History"

F

favoritism

to show unfair preferential treatment to one person or group at the expense of another

G

Gentile

a term used in biblical times for those who were not Jewish

H

hupomone

Greek word (transliteration), to bear up, "persevere"

J

Josephus

Jewish author of the historical book "Antiquities"

M

martyrdom

suffering persecution or death because of one's beliefs

O

Origen

early church father who identified James, the author of the epistle bearing his name, as "brother of our Lord"

P

peacemaker

in James, those who sow in peace and raise a harvest of righteousness (cf. Matthew 5:9)

peirasmos

Greek word (transliteration) for trial, temptation, and test