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Ransom, through French "rancon" and Latin "redemption' the price demanded or paid for the deliverance of captive or slave, or for the recovery of captured goods; the consideration for which punishment is remitted or restraint removed.

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith – and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.”
Ephesians 2:8