ChristianAnswers.Net WebBible Encyclopedia
Hebrew: goel; i.e., one charged with the duty of restoring the rights of another and avenging his wrongs (Lev. 25:48-49; Num. 5:8; Ruth 4:1; Job 19:25; Ps. 19:14; 78:35, etc.)
This title is peculiarly applied to Christ. He redeems us from all evil by the payment of a ransom (q.v.).