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Used in AV for ‘freed men’ (NRSV, REB, NJB) in Acts 6: 9 for members of a synagogue who opposed Stephen. They were possibly Jews who had been taken prisoner, or Jewish slaves living in Rome; they had purchased their freedom and moved to Jerusalem.

Subjects: Biblical Studies.

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