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The meaning and use of baptizein

philologically and historically investigated, for the American Bible Union

by Thomas Jefferson Conant

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Published by American Bible Union in New York .
Written in English,

    Subjects:
  • Baptism -- Terminology.,
  • Baptism -- Baptists.,
  • Baptizein (The Greek word)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T.J. Conant.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 163 p. ;
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22886104M
    OCLC/WorldCa8617471

    translations, an author Thomas J. Conant in his book, The Meaning and Use of Baptizein, concluded: “That the word baptizein, during the whole existence of the Greek as a spoken language, had a perfectly defined and unvarying import. In its literal use it meant, as has been shown, to put entirely. Water baptism is for our benefit -- not God's. Meaning Of The Word Baptize. T. J. Conant in his book, The Meaning And Use Of Baptizein, 1 after an exhaustive examination of the Greek word baptizein in Greek literature, concludes that the English word immerse is the best word to translate it.

    Chapter 1 THE MEANING OF "BAPTIZO" As one is constantly confronted with long discussions, essays, and even volumes concerning the meaning and use of the term baptizo, it will be well to begin with a serious consideration of this method of arriving at the meaning and mode of is taken back through the classic and patristic works and there shown scores of passages cited to defend one. The word immerse, as well as its synonyms immerge, etc., expresses the full import of the Greek word baptizein. The idea of emersion is not included in the meaning of the Greek word. It means, simply, to put into or under water (or other substance), without determining whether the object immersed sinks to the bottom, or floats in the liquid, or.

    A comparison of the meaning of baptizein, as exhibited in sections of this treatise, with the definitions of ‘baptize ‘as given in all dictionaries of the English language, and with its recognized use in English literature and in current colloquial phraseology, will show that this is far from being the case. Baptism (from the Greek noun βάπτισμα baptisma) is a Christian rite of admission and adoption, almost invariably with the use of water, into Christianity. It may be performed by sprinkling or pouring water on the head, or by immersing in water either partially or completely. The synoptic gospels recount that John the Baptist baptised Jesus.


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The Meaning and Use of Baptizein: Philologically and Historically Investigated, for the American Bible Union Paperback – August 1, Author: T. Conant. The Meaning and Use of Baptizein Paperback – Aug by Thomas Jefferson Conant (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Author: Thomas Jefferson Conant. The meaning of the Greek word 'baptizein' has been so obscured, by the denominational controversies which have sprung up within the last two centuries, that nothing less than a complete historical exhibition of its use, both in pagan and Christian Greek literature, would suffice to place the matter in a clear light.

--from the Preface T. Conant () is also the author of 'Greek Text of the Pages: The Meaning and Use of Baptizein: Philologically and Historically Investigated, for the American Bible Union Thomas Jefferson Conant American Bible Union, - Baptism - pages.

The meaning and use of baptizein philologically and historically investigated, for the American Bible Union by Thomas Jefferson Conant Published by American Bible Union Cited by: 2.

This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online. The meaning and use of baptizein Author: Thomas Jefferson Conant.

Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. this is a fair to good hardbound copy only of this rare and important little meaning and use of baptizein, philologically and historicallyh investigated for the american bible union by t.j.

conant printed in in new york pages plus several pages of ads etc in the back of tghe book bound in brown hardbound complete tight copy although the spine has become detached. The meaning and use of baptizein â High Resolution Includes Greek Text - [Baptizo Baptised] philologically [Koine Greek] and historically investigated â Part 01 There are other versions of this posted, but it was thought that there might be a need for a higher resolution version.

Follow the link below to what, in my experience, is the most lengthy scholarly treatment of the relevant primary sources for the meaning of baptizein (“baptize”) availablable. The article just appeared online for free, though it was published in Eckhard Schnabel, “The Meaning of Baptizein in Greek, Jewish, and Patristic Literature,” Filologia Neotestamentaria 24 [ ].

A 'must have' book for one's library. How anyone could argue after reading this book that the baptizein or baptizo family of words could mean anything other than immersion, plunge, submerge, is beyond me.

A knowledge of NT Greek is helpful but not essential. Originally published in by the American Bible Union, New York, under title: The meaning and use of baptizein, philologically and historically investigated, for the American Bible Union. Chiefly English and Greek or Latin.

The argument of this paper is not, however, merely negative. Rather it seeks to present a positive understanding of the meaning of baptism drawn out of the Scriptures and in keeping with the Reformed confessions. If a baptist asks a Reformed believer what he thinks baptism (baptizein) means, what answer ought he give.

The Meaning and Use of Baptizein; Philologically and Historically Investigated for the American Bibl by T. Conant and T. Conant (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product Brand new: lowest price $ Definition: to dip repeatedly, to immerse, to submerge (of vessels sunk) to cleanse by dipping or submerging, to wash, to make clean with water, to wash one's self, bathe; to overwhelm.

Not to be confused withbapto. The clearest example that showsthe meaning of baptizo is a text from the Greek poet and physicianNicander, who lived about. The book covers the use of the word baptizein in ancient Greek literature citing page after page of references and quotes the Greek juxtaposition to the translation.

You don't have to know Greek to understand this book, but it is there should one want to see that as well. The Septuagint is addressed (Greek translation of the OT).

Meaning Of The Word Baptize T. Conant in his book, The Meaning And Use Of Baptizein,1 after an exhaustive examination of the Greek word baptizein in Greek literature, concludes that the English word immerse is the best word to translate it.

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Then I said, “Look! I am come (in the roll of the book it is written about me) to do your will, O God.”’” Yes, the example of the apostolic Christian congregation, the meaning of the words themselves, the manner in which these words are used by Scripture writers and the fitness of the symbol all.

So, Thomas Conant left the translation committee and wrote a book called ‘The meaning and use of baptizein‘. In that book he gives examples of the use of the Greek word ‘baptizein’ in both the New Testament and secular Greek literature. In fact he chose every instance where the word was ever used in the whole New Testament and in.