Sense of the Day: Sinless Person

SOTD-SocialShare-612x612Sense: sinless person

n. — a person who has committed no immoral or unrighteous acts.

And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.”

John 8:7

“Sinless person” seems like an isolated concept in the Bible. The Bible Sense Lexicon includes it only once in its concordance entry. But what if someone wants to explore such an isolated concept more fully? One way to do this would be to explore its “sister terms.” For example, the visualization in the Bible Sense Lexicon puts “sinless person” in relation to “innocent person,” “blameless person,” “faithful person,” “righteous person,” and “upright person.” How would a “sinless person” be similar to these concepts? How would it be different?

What is the Bible Sense Lexicon?

Sense of the Day is based on content from Logos’ Bible Sense Lexicon, which organizes biblical Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek words by meaning based on a variety of semantic relationships. Sense of the Day provides examples of senses in context, along with insight into their application for theology and interpretation.

The Bible Sense Lexicon is a Logos dataset available in Logos 5 Gold and higher base packages. If you’re enrolled in the Logos Academic Discount Program, you can also find the Bible Sense Lexicon in the Biblical Languages base package. Take your studies even further by exploring semantic domains, engaging the biblical text like never before.

Learn more about the Bible Sense Lexicon.

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