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Title: Ἐξ ἑνός in Hebrews 2,11
Author(s): SWETNAM, James
Volume: 88 Issue: 4 Date: 2007
The phrase ἐξ ἑνός in Heb 2,11 is a standard crux. The article attempts to come to grips with it through a close reading of the text of Heb 2,8bc-18. This close reading leads to the conclusion that the 'one' mentioned in is the spiritual seed of Abraham composed of all those who, like Abraham exercise faith-trust in God in the face of death. But this spiritual seed of Abraham is modified by the faith-trust of Jesus brought to the perfection of his heavenly priesthood.