Within the law


Greek: εννομος [ennomos] (Adjective). From εν [en] "in" and νομος [nomos] "law" = "in law". Within the law. Within the limits of the law. In accordance with the law. Law-abiding. Obedient to law. Legitimate. Lawful. Legal.

εννομος [ennomos] appears 2 times in the NT:


(1) Acts 19: 39
But if ye enquire any thing concerning other matters, it shall be determined in a lawful assembly. - τη εννομω [tê ennomô] Dat. sing. fem. ("in a lawful assembly" - εν τη εννομω εκκλησια [en tê ennomô ekklêsia]).

(2) 1 Corinthians 9: 21
To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law. - εννομος [ennomos] Nom. sing. masc.

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