The N-God Sent Forth His Son Analysis

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BOOK XXII The SON - God Sent Forth His Son
Galatians 4:4-5 says: 4But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, 5 to redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
The Greek, the same in both the TR (KJV) and the eclectic text (Westcott & Hort) says:
4ὅτε δὲ ἦλθεν τὸ πλήρωμα τοῦ χρόνου, ἐξαπέστειλεν ὁ θεὸς τὸν υἱὸν αὐτοῦ, γενόμενον ἐκ γυναικός, γενόμενον ὑπὸ νόμον,
5ἵνα τοὺς ὑπὸ νόμον ἐξαγοράσῃ, ἵνα τὴν υἱοθεσίαν ἀπολάβωμεν.
This essay examines the political and religious situation of the world into which Jesus was born. This is to determine what human preparation was made for his advent and how this ‘aided’ the spread of Christianity and prepared
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The events of history had filled up their allotted space. Paul in Galatians 4:4 drives home the point that the Son was not sent forth until the time or χρόνος (chronos) set by the Father had fully arrived. This day came when all the prior events decreed by God had come to pass, having reached completion or their fullness from the Greek πλήρωμα (pleroma). The verse just oozes predestination, does it not? With their completion, the set date, προθεσμία (prothesmia), needed to wait no longer. It is an actual time and date and so χρόνος is used (from which we get in English chronology, meaning the study of historical records to establish the dates of past events). The word χρόνος (chronos) is used 54 times in the NT, including Galatians 4:4 and interestingly in Galatians 4:1. The KJV and the RV of 1881 both disguise its use by not translating it. This verse is translated thus: Now I say, that the heir, as long as he is a child, differs nothing from a slave, though he be lord of all. It literally reads: Now I am saying, the heir, for the actual time he is a child, does not differ (in status) from a servant or slave, though he is in reality lord of all things. This stresses that there are actual dates in time where an heir is no more than a slave. This is from his birth to the date he changes from being a child to being a man. This also helps to strengthen the concept of verse four about the date of the incarnation when the Father…show more content…
Here is another ‘time’ – is this not also χρόνος (chronos)? The answer is no. The word used here is προθεσμία (prothesmia), a hapax legomenon. A hapax legomenon is a word that is only found to occur once in an ancient document. It is translated as ‘the time appointed’ and refers to a date known only to the heir’s father when his father will grant the heir full access to all his rights and
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