“Paul and Timothy, Servants of Jesus Christ…” Philippians 1:1
In Part 5 of this series, I discussed the Hebrew word, ebed ( slave) and other Hebrew words that are translated servants in the Old Testament. I intend to argue biblically that there were other Greek words for servant that could be used, but translators deliberately rendered ebed (slave) for servant. Let’s continue, in this Journal, with the second point:
Second, the New Testament Meaning of Slave and Servant:In the NT, the Greek word translated slave is doulos.