Wow, I wonder how many modern day Pharisees were offended by this one. 🙂
Someone emailed this question, so I thought I would let everyone in on it:
Mt 5:22 And anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of the fire of hell.
Is “fool” a direct translation from the Greek? Is “fool” a catch-all for name calling? Is “fool” the only name calling which would put us in danger of the fire of hell?
the actual greek word would be transliterated moros. it is the word from which we get our word “moron”. Its usage in Greek literature was that of a person who is a godless fool. Remember, there really were no atheists in that day, everyone believed in god(s). So to be a moros was to be someone who walked in the ultimate stupidity or had a mental capacity so foolish as to act as if there was no creator. It was a way to be…
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