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Not a Hebrew word, but an Aramaic noun used in the Greek of Matt. 6: 24, translated ‘wealth’, NRSV, ‘money’, REB, NJB; familiar in modern English in a pejorative sense; ill‐gotten gains, or self‐centred covetousness, which takes possession of a person in place of the service of God.

Subjects: Biblical Studies.


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