Johannes Schneider, s.v. “eunoucoz,” Theological Dictionary of the New Testament vol. 2, p. 766. See also R.D. Patterson, who argues that saµri³Æs should not be translated as “eunuch” unless the context demands it. See Patterson, s.v. “syrs,” in Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament, ed. R. Laird Harris et al. (Chicago: Moody Press, 1980).