Bearing about (periperonte). Ignatius was called Teoporo, God-bearer. See 1 Corinthians 15:31 where Paul says "I die daily" and Philippians 3:10 ; Colossians 1:24 . The dying of Jesus (thn nekrwsin tou Ihsou). Late word from nekrow, to put to death. In Galen. In N.T. only here and Romans 4:19 .