George W. Knight III has continued the scholarly inquiry into the word αθεντέωand its use in 1 Tim 2. 12 with his well researched 1984 NTS article ‘ΑΘΕΝΤΕΩ in Reference to Women in 1 Timothy 2. 12’. It is a study using what scholars have used until now as their main reference tools, that is, Greek lexicons and their referenced citations. Since that time, however, there has opened up an additional tool for linguistic scholarship, the computer database. The ‘Thesaurus Linguae Graecae’ computer database project (developed and housed at the University of California – Irvine) is presently becoming available for scholarly use and it has been consulted on the strange philological development of this same Greek word αθεντέω (with its cognates αθέντης and αθεντία and its solitary NT usage in 1 Tim 2. 12.