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Category Archives: 1 John

1 John 4:2 and 2 John 7

25-May-17

1 John 4:2: KAI PAN PNEUMA hO hOMOLEGEI IHSOUN CRISTON EN SARKI ELHLUTOTA EK TOU QEOU ESTIN. 2 John 7: hOTI POLLOI PLANOI EXHLQON EIS TON KOSMON, hOI MH hOMOLOGOUNTES IHSOUN CRISTON ERCOMENON EN SARKI …. All the translations I have been able to check except Moffat take IHSOUN CRISTON EN SARKI ELHLUTOTA as the […]

1 John 1:1

23-May-17

grogers » August 29th, 2013, 1:28 pm Ὃ ἦν ἀπ’ ἀρχῆς, ὃ ἀκηκόαμεν, ὃ ἑωράκαμεν τοῖς ὀφθαλμοῖς ἡμῶν, ὃ ἐθεασάμεθα καὶ αἱ χεῖρες ἡμῶν ἐψηλάφησαν, περὶ τοῦ Λόγου τῆς ζωῆς,—Since ὃ is neuter gender, what does it refer to in the text. I’m guessing the manifestation itself since that is what John goes on to describe […]

1 John 3:20

13-Apr-17

In 1 John 3:20-21, heart (KARDIA καρδία) is used with condemn (KATAGINWSKW καταγινώσκω) twice. Many commentators interpret it as something like “conscience,” it is reasonable as a heart that could condemn is very similar to conscience. However, there’s another word in Greek for conscience, and in no lexicon does KARDIA mean conscience. Is there any […]