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 August 20, 1961.]

Libertines ... Cyrenians (Acts 6:9)

(lib'er-tenz—i as in is, first e as in maker, second as in eve; or -tinz—i as in is; or -tinz—i as in ice). The word is not here used in the sense of those who give rein to lust, but rather in that of manumitted slaves, freedmen, or sons of freedmen. These pronunciations are given in leading dictionaries of Great Britain and the United States and are especially recommended for this word, (si-rc'ni-anz—first i as in ice, second as in is, e as in eve, a as in account). Natives of Cyrenaica in North Africa or of its capital, Cyrene.

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