a)pekdexo/menoi th\n a)polu/trwsin tou= sw/matos h(mw=n
This verse is classically interpreted as 'redemption of our bodies'. However given the definition of a)polu/trwsin as 'Being set free,liberated by payment of a ransom' I'm confused.
It seems to me this clause could be interpreted in two ways with exact opposite meanings.
redemption of our bodies (ie a renewed and transformed version of this body)
liberation from our bodies (ie a complete freedom and release from this ...