And one of the crowd answered him, “Teacher, I brought my son to you, who has a mute spirit (pneuma | πνεῦμα | acc sg neut). Spirit is the English translation of the Hebrew ruach (Strong's #7304),in the Old Testament and the Greek pneuma (Strong's #5141) in the New. The Greek term appears 21 times in the New Testament in the context of demonic possession. INT: to have [child] through [the] Spirit Holy. On the connexion of Prisca or Priscilla and her husband Aquila with the Roman Church, see SH p. 418 ff., supplemented by Edmundson The Church in Rome, p. 242 f., and for Harnack’s suggestion that Priscilla may have been the author of the Ep. Mark 9:20: And they brought the boy to him. The word’s first use in the Bible appears in the second verse: “The Spirit of God [ Ruach Elohim ] was hovering over the waters” (Genesis 1:2). Pneuma = Spirit, is the Greek word corresponding with the Hebrew ruach in the Old Testament.. As to the Greek word (pneuma): we must consider I. the occurrences, and II. Both words are commonly used in passages referring to the Holy Spirit. The term pneumatology comes from two Greek words, namely, pneuma meaning “wind,” “breath,” or “spirit” (used of the Holy Spirit) and logos meaning “word,” “matter,” or “thing.” As it is used in Christian systematic theology, “pneumatology” refers to the study of the biblical … The root pneu forms the Greek word pneuma, meaning “spirit, air.” Pneuma is paired with hagion (“holy”), thus becoming pneuma hagion, translated as “Holy Spirit” or “Holy Ghost.” When we say the Holy Bible is “inspired of God,” did you know we are actually emphasizing the Person (the Holy Ghost) who gave it to us? From these two writers, we understand clearly the man had an unclean demon spirit influencing his life. Of these, all the Critical Texts agree in omitting nine (*1) (or in substituting another reading) and in adding three (*2). KJV: of the Holy Ghost. This verse is interesting by its double meaning of “ pneuma ”. The Greek term pneuma means breath, wind, or spirit and is the root of medical words related to the lungs, such as pneumonia, and of theological words related to the Holy Spirit, such as pneumatology. In English translations of the Bible, unclean spirit is a common rendering of Greek pneuma akatharton (πνεῦμα ἀκάθαρτον; plural pneumata akatharta (πνεύματα ἀκάθαρτα)), which in its single occurrence in the Septuagint translates Hebrew ruaḥ tum'ah (רוח טומאה).. Fifth, the first meaning of the word “ pneuma ” infers his second meaning in 19:30. The corresponding Greek word is pneuma. It has various technical meanings for medical writers and philosophers of classical antiquity, particularly in regard to physiology, and is also used in Greek translations of ruach רוח in the Hebrew Bible, and in the Greek New Testament. Strong's Greek: 4151. πνεῦμα (pneuma) — 383 Occurrences. I am also restricting my discussion of Christianity to North American evangelicalism (broadly understood), and of medicine to Western culture. The narrator describes the death of Jesus in 19:30: “ When Jesus had received the vinegar, he said, ‘It is finished’; and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit (pneuma). Pneuma (πνεῦμα) is an ancient Greek word for "breath", and in a religious context for "spirit" or "soul". the usage :-- I. Pneuma occurs in the Received Greek Text 385 times. (1900), p. 16 ff. Both words are commonly used in passages referring to the Holy Spirit. Wow! St. Mark wrote the man had an “unclean spirit” and St. Luke wrote he had an “unclean devil.” Mark used the Greek word pneuma meaning spirit, and Luke used the Greek word daimonion meaning demon (Mark 1:23; Luke 4:34). In the New Testament, the English words “Holy” and “Spirit” are translations of the Greek words hagion and pneuma respectively. 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