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Doctrine of Redemption

Gary Glenney
July 18, 2015
DOCTRINE OF REDEMPTION

1. DEFINITION –
A. Redemption is the act of purchasing or buying back, as to free from captivity by
paying a ransom.
B. It is the extrication from or the work to overcome something detrimental, as to
release from blame or debt.
C. It is the removal of an obligation or debt by payment or “expiation” of the secured
value.
D. Biblically, it is the work of Jesus Christ on the cross directed toward sin, by which
He purchased the freedom of the human race, born spiritually dead and in the
“slave market” of sin, and set them free from the consequences of sin.

2. Vocabulary –
A. lu/trosij – lutrosis – (Greek. noun) – redemption, deliverance, ransoming,
releasing.
(1) The redemptive work of Christ. (Heb. 9:12)
(2) National redemption or deliverance. (Lk. 1:68; 2:38)
B. lu/tron – lutron – (Gk. n.) – price of release, ransom (Matt. 20:28; Mk. 10:45;
cf. Ex. 21:30; Isa. 43:3)
NOTE: rp#k) – kopher – (Hebrew noun) price of redemption
C. lutro/w – lutroo – (Gk. verb) – to redeem, to free by paying a ransom, to set free,
to rescue (Lk. 24:21; Titus 2:14; 1 Peter 1:18)
D. lutrwth/j – lutrotes – (Gk. n.) – redeemer, deliverer (Acts 7:35)
E. a)ntilu/tron – antilutron – (Gk. n.) – ransom (1 Tim. 2:6) This word means the
substitution of money, a ransom, being paid to free a slave or a
prisoner.
F. a)polu/trwsij – apolutrosis – (Gk. n.) – release from, deliverance, ransoming;
figuratively – “redemption;” literally – “buying back” (Lk. 21:28;
Rom. 3:24; 8:23; 1 Cor. 1:30; Eph. 1:7; Heb. 9:15; 11:35)
G. a)gora/zw – agoradzo – (Gk. vb.) – to buy or purchase, with emphasis on the
price paid (Matt. 13:44; 1 Cor. 6:20)
H. e)cagora/zw – exagoradzo – (Gk. vb.) – to buy, to buy back, to buy out of,
to redeem
(1) To purchase from the slave market, with emphasis on the price
paid (Gal. 3:13; 4:5)
(2) To make the most of the time, “buying up the time” (Eph. 5:16;
Col. 4:5)
I. hL*a%G+ – geullah – (Hebrew noun) – redemption – (Levit. 25:26; Ruth 4:6;
Ezek. 11:15)

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J. la^g* – gaal – (Hebrew verb) – to redeem, to buy back – (Ex. 6:6; Levit. 25:25;
Ruth 4:4, 6; Isa. 43:1; 44:22)
K. la@G) – goel – (Hb. n.) – kinsman redeemer, the nearest kinsman, near relative –
(Num. 5:8; Levit. 25:25; Ruth 4:1, 6, 8; Job 19:25)
L. hd*P* – padah – (Hb. vb.) – to redeem, to set free from servitude – (Deut. 7:8; 13:5)
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