WORDS OF CURRENT INTEREST

[The words in this issue are related to the Lesson-Sermon in the Christian Science Quarterly designated to be read in Christian Science churches on November 13, 1960.]

Sting (I Cor. 15:56)

The Greek word kentron means primarily "sting," but was also used as a name for the iron goad or spur which was employed to urge oxen forward. Compare Acts 9:5, where, in the account of Saul's conversion, he is warned not "to kick against the pricks" (that is, goads—kentra).

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