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St. Paul's usage of "Energy" in the Scripture
« on: September 06, 2013, 07:10:27 PM »
I have heard it many times being said that St. Paul talks about "energy" many times in the Holy Scriptures.

Can someone quote me some specific verses where St. Paul used the Greek word "energia" to refer to "energy"?
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Re: St. Paul's usage of "Energy" in the Scripture
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2014, 11:23:57 AM »
I have heard it many times being said that St. Paul talks about "energy" many times in the Holy Scriptures.

Can someone quote me some specific verses where St. Paul used the Greek word "energia" to refer to "energy"?

"For this I toil, struggling with all his energy (Gr energeia) that he powerfully works within me."
- Colossians 1:29 ESV
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