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Mortal

MORTAL, MORTALITY. In the OT (only in Job.4.17) this represents the Hebrew ’ĕnôsh (lit. “man”), translated “mortal man.” In the NT it is the translation of thnētos—subject to death (Rom.8.11; 1Cor.15.53-1Cor.15.54). “Mortality” occurs only in 2Cor.5.4 and is a translation of the same Greek word.



International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

mor’-tal, mor-tal’-i-ti (thnetos to thneton): The meaning is "subject to death" (Ro 6:12; 8:11; 1Co 15:53,54; in 2Co 5:4 the Revised Version (British and American) has "what is mortal"). In Job 4:17, the Hebrew word is ’enosh, "mortal man."

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