The inhabitants of Greece and her empire. The term is also used to describe non-Jews, so that “Greek”, in the NT, is virtually synonymous with “Gentile”. While distinctions between Greek and Jew on the one hand, and Greek and barbarian on the other, were important in the world at large, such divisions are to have no place within the church.
The cultural distinctiveness of Greeks in NT times
“Greeks” used to describe non-Jews
“Greeks” used to refer to God-fearers
Greeks may reject the gospel as foolishness
In Christ there is no distinction between Greeks and Jews
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