Bible Notes

[The Biblical citations given in the Christian Science Quarterly are from the Authorized King James Version. The Bible Notes in this column can be used, if deemed necessary, to elucidate some of the words or passages contained in the Bible Lessons.]

"If we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection" (Rom. 6:5)—The term translated "planted together" means more exactly "grown along with, united with, vitally at one with." Thus Weymouth (Fifth Edition) translates: "If we have become one with Him by sharing in His death, we shall also be one with Him by sharing in His resurrection."

"He was seen of Cephas" (I Cor. 15:5)—It may be observed that Cephas is the Aramaic equivalent of the Greek name "Petros" (Peter)—both words meaning "stone" or "rock"; while the apostle's other names, "Simon" (Luke 24:34) and "Simeon" (Acts 15:14), both mean "hearing."

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