487. antilutron
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antilutron: a ransom
Original Word: ἀντίλυτρον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: antilutron
Phonetic Spelling: (an-til'-oo-tron)
Short Definition: a ransom
Definition: a ransom.

HELPS word-Studies

487 antílytron (from 473 /antí, "corresponding to, instead of/exchange" and 3083 /lýtron, "ransom-price") – properly, a full ransom, referring to Christ paying the complete purchase-price to secure our freedom (redemption) – i.e. Christ exchanging His eternal righteousness for our sin (cf. Ro 3:26; 2 Cor 5:21).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from anti and lutron
a ransom
NASB Translation
ransom (1).

STRONGS NT 487: ἀντίλυτρον

ἀντίλυτρον, ἀντιλυτρου, τό, what is given in exchange for another as the price of his redemption, ransom: 1 Timothy 2:6. (An uncertain translator in Psalm 48:9 (); the Orphica lith. 587; (cf. Winer's Grammar, 25).)


From anti and lutron; a redemption-price -- ransom.

see GREEK anti

see GREEK lutron

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