I received the following question:

The word Torah and the word Logos, are they mostly interchangeable?

Well, I would think of “Torah” more as “law,” whereas “logos” means “word” or “expression.” I suppose God’s law is an expression of His mind, but I don’t know that that is enough to tie the two words together.

In the New Testament, “logos” is never used as a Greek word to translate any Hebrew word when quoting the Old Testament, though Old Testament quotations are referred to as “this word.” The word for “law” in the New Testament is nomos. That would probably be the word in Greek for “Torah.”

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