Who are the grecians
Grecian vs greek
The process and motivation for the first seven Deacons are described in today’s verses. When the relevance of becoming a Deacon is discussed, these verses are often quoted. However, the significance of these verses extends beyond the fact that the first church elected their Deacons in a structured manner; they also mark the beginning of a new chapter in the Church’s history. Verse 1 begins as follows:
We know that the time span referred to in the verses was when the Apostles braved the whippings that Jewish leaders threatened them with if they spoke out about Jesus and tried to teach that he was the Christ. The number of Christians was rapidly increasing as a result of their behaviour. The second half of Verse 1 describes what occurred on the scene:
In today’s verses, you’ll find two terms: ‘Grecian Jews’ and ‘Hebraic Jews.’ Despite the fact that they were all called Jews, the Jews who had joined the first church came from many different regions and differed in many ways.
However, the Grecian Jews in the church eventually complained about the Hebraic Jews. The complaint focused on the fact that the Hebraic Jews neglected their widows in the daily distribution (‘distribution’ in Korean is ‘diakonia’, meaning ‘serving’ and ‘attending on’). There were widows among the Grecian Jews who lived alone, without any family, and were unable to survive without the assistance of others. The church, on the other hand, didn’t seem to worry for Grecian Jewish widows, and only Hebraic Jewish widows received help and service. As a result, the Grecian Jews resented the Hebraic Jews, who had total control over the church.
Who were the hebrews of acts 6:1
Grecian is an older construction of an adjective-forming -an suffix (American, Norwegian, Virginian), but it’s now only used for stylistic and fixed phrase purposes. It can be found in the following phrases, among others:
“Grecian” means “in the manner of the Greeks,” so someone might make a Grecian urn, for example. “Greek” means either an inhabitant of Greece, or from Greece, so a Greek urn must come from Greece.
Grecian seems to be used exclusively to characterize the aesthetic result of Classical Greek culture, in my experience. A Grecian urn, for example, represents a Greek soldier, while Grecian pillars represent Greek philosophy. Grecian Formula, but Greek financial crisis, of course.
A: When Alexander the Great (356–323 BC) set out to “conquer the world,” he wanted the peoples he conquered to embrace and enjoy Greek culture. Many Jews lived in the lands he invaded, and many of them chose to follow the Greek language, customs, and culture. Those who did so were referred to as “Hellenists” (or “Grecians”), which literally means “adopting the Greek way of life.” They chose to live as Greeks despite the fact that they were not “born” Greeks.
On the other side, there were Jews who were adamant about not being Hellenists. They decided to follow in their forefathers’ footsteps by adhering to Hebrew traditions and culture. They continued to speak Hebrew/Aramaic and to observe the Torah to the letter. Hellenistic Jews did not feel compelled to strictly observe the Hebrew way of life. They weren’t as concerned about “following the law” as their forefathers had been. They were much more welcoming and open to Gentiles.
These disparities, as one would imagine, often resulted in conflict between Hebraic and Hellenistic Jews. We see a few signs of this dispute several years after Hellenism started in (Acts 6:1) and (Acts 6:2). (Acts 9:29). However, after hearing the Lord Jesus preach (Acts 11:20-21), “a great number (of Hellenists) believed and converted to the Lord.”
That ye might remove them far from their border – With the intention of sending them as far away as possible, so that they would be unable to return to regain the land from which you had deprived them.
Until now, Joel has focused on lesser-known aspects of the Lord’s day, such as judgment on all sinners, including Israel-Judah, and blessing on all the faithful, regardless of age, sex, or rank. Now he deals with topics that are more well-known, such as God’s people’s redemption and their enemies’ judgment. He does, however, want his readers to consider these issues in light of what he has already said about God’s universal redemption and judgment. Only after the people of God have repented of their sins will they be secure in their own redemption and the judgment of their enemies.
In Joel’s vision, enemy nations are preparing for a final assault on Jerusalem. These nations, on the other hand, are unaware that it is God who has brought them together. He is now going to bring them to justice for their crimes against Judah. Their seizure of Judah’s land and treatment of Judah’s people, whether by forcing them into other countries or selling them as slaves, are among the most serious of these crimes (3:1-3). Tyre, Sidon, and Philistia are examples of nations that clashed with Judah, plundering the Jerusalem temple and enslaving the people. God would punish them the same way he punished Judah (4-8; cf. 2 Chronicles 21:16-17).