redeemer

redeemer

One who buys back a property or house that has been sold; or, a relative who buys back a family member who has fallen into slavery (Lev 25:25-34; Lev 25:47-55). In the OT, the term is applied in its latter meaning to God (Job 19:25; Ps 19:14; Ps 78:35; Prov 23:11; Isa 41:14; Isa 43:14; Isa 54:5; Isa 60:16; Jer 50:34). It is never used of Jesus Christ, although the term “redemption” is applied to him (1Cor 1:30).

Lev 25:25-34

25If anyone of your kin falls into difficulty and sells a piece of property, then the next of kin shall come and redeem what the relative has sold.26If the pers ... View more

Lev 25:47-55

47If resident aliens among you prosper, and if any of your kin fall into difficulty with one of them and sell themselves to an alien, or to a branch of the alie ... View more

Job 19:25

25For I know that my Redeemer lives,
and that at the last he will stand upon the earth;

Ps 19:14

14Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
be acceptable to you,
O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Ps 78:35

35They remembered that God was their rock,
the Most High God their redeemer.

Prov 23:11

11for their redeemer is strong;
he will plead their cause against you.

Isa 41:14

14Do not fear, you worm Jacob,
you insect Israel!
I will help you, says the Lord;
your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.

Isa 43:14

14Thus says the Lord,
your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel:
For your sake I will send to Babylon
and break down all the bars,
and the shouting of the Chaldeans ... View more

Isa 54:5

5For your Maker is your husband,
the Lord of hosts is his name;
the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer,
the God of the whole earth he is called.

Isa 60:16

16You shall suck the milk of nations,
you shall suck the breasts of kings;
and you shall know that I, the Lord, am your Savior
and your Redeemer, the Mighty One ... View more

Jer 50:34

34Their Redeemer is strong; the Lord of hosts is his name. He will surely plead their cause, that he may give rest to the earth, but unrest to the inhabitants o ... View more

1Cor 1:30

30He is the source of your life in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification and redemption,

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