In order to meet these divine requirements, the ransomer must be a perfect human being.
Come then the ransomer, and take him hence; If Jove himself command it,—be it so.
The divine law definitely shows that the ransomer must be exactly corresponding to Adam, a perfect human being.
Since ransom means an exact corresponding price, the ransomer must be exactly like the perfect Adam in Eden.
Agias was full of protestations of delight at beholding his intercessor and ransomer.
c.1200, "sum paid for the release of a prisoner or captured man," from Old French ranson (Modern French rançon), earlier raenson "ransom, redemption," from Latin redemptionem (nominative redemptio) "a redeeming," from redimere (see redeem).