Nov
2017

The Greek word “ἔα”

Limited to Mk. 1:24Mk. 1:24
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

24 saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus thou Nazarene? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the Holy One of God.

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(some manuscripts) and Lk. 4:34Lk. 4:34
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

34 Ah! what have we to do with thee, Jesus thou Nazarene? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the Holy One of God.

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, “ea” is an expression of great surprise.  Demons were astonished to meet up with Jesus.  They wanted to know if the Lord had come to “destroy” them.