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Luke 8:20

13-Jul-17

I’ve got a grammar question here. In Luke 8:20, it is said of Jesus APHGGELH DE AUTW (And it was reported to him). The construction of APHGGELH is singular, but does that assume a singular person doing the reporting? OOW, if several people were saying it, would APHGGELH have to take a plural form? To […]

John 4:2

08-Jun-17

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 […]

2 Thessalonians 2:15

24-May-17

In his commentary on 2 Thessalonians, W. Marxsen claims that since 2:15 εἴτε δι’ ἐπιστολὴς ἡμῶν lacks an article (as in εἴτε δι’ τῆς ἐπιστολὴς ἡμῶν) it does not refer back to a specific letter (e.g., to 1 Thessalonians) but is meant in a general sense to refer to any ole letter that he may […]

Acts 19:39

20-May-17

Hey everyone Thanks for letting me join I want people to check out this part of a letter I had written. So now I want to read out of the New Strong’s concordance what it says on this word. ” was used among the Greeks of a body of citizens “gathered” to discuss the affairs […]

John 19:31

19-May-17

A clause in John 19:31 reads: ἵνα μὴ μείνῃ ἐπὶ τοῦ σταυροῦ τὰ σώματα ἐν τῷ σαββάτῳ hINA MH MEINHi EPI TOU STAUROU TA SWMATA EN TWi SABBATWi My question is, when we have TA SWMATA (plural) as the subject, how should I take the singular verb MEINHi? May I see other examples of this […]

Luke 10:28

18-May-17

I’m trying to determine if there is any real difference between PLHSION (in Luke 10:28,30) and GEITWN in Luke 15:9. I’m wondering,k having looked at both BDAG and Louw-Nida, if there is any real difference between these two . It’s unclear to me that FILAS and GEITONAS in Luke 15:9 are meant to be synonymous. […]

John 6:39

17-May-17

I was surprised that the apparatus in UBS 3rd ed doesn’t show that there is indeed a difference in “ANASTASW AUTO” between its reading and the majority text. The majority text has “AUTON” but I would not have known this except that I was reading a book that rendered the verse AUTO in one instance […]

Matthew 22:34

16-May-17

If “to auto” here does not refer to Jesus being neuter who/what does it refer to?

1 Thess 5:23

15-May-17

To all: 1 Thess. 5:23 KAI hOLOKLHRON hUMWN TO PNUEMA KAI hH YUKH KAI TO SOMA AMEMPTWS… Why does “spirit” “soul” and “body” appear in the singular when the writer is addressing a collective – hUMWN? T. Scott Lawson — B-Greek home page: http://www.ibiblio.org/bgreek B-Greek mailing list B-Greek@lists.ibiblio.org http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/b-greek

Philippians 1:27

14-May-17

Ladies and Gentlemen: I am perplexed and perhaps a little cynical about the concept of “attraction” in Koine Greek. One example [among several] occurs in Philippians 1:27-28 where, in Mounce’s Graded Reader, he quotes Fee (NICNT) saying that the hHTIS in v28 refers back to the preceding clause refers back to the whole preceding clause […]

Middle or passive in Acts 13:48

13-May-17

Is it conceivable that the participle TETAGMENOI in Acts 13:48 could be in the middle voice instead of the passive? Ren — B-Greek home page: http://www.ibiblio.org/bgreek B-Greek mailing list B-Greek@lists.ibiblio.org http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/b-greek

Matthew 28:19

30-Apr-17

Matthew 28:19 PANTA TA EQNH (acc.) make disciples of all the nations (DBY) OR disciple all the nations (YLT) ? Dony K. Donev

Romans 3:3

29-Apr-17

PISTIS vs PISTOS I don’t believe there is a separate Greek word for “faithfulness” in the N.T.; at least I don’t see one. That being said, it would seem to me that if Paul or any other N.T. author intended for an existing word like PISTIS or PISTOS to be used to mean faithfulness, he/they […]

Romans 16:1

28-Apr-17

Greetings to all: I’ve been wandering recently, about the use of the word “deacon” (noun masc. sing.) in Romans 16:1-2 in reference to Phoebe who was a woman. How common of usage that was in the Biblical Greek language? Does it stand out as wrong or was it commonly applied that way? Dony K. Donev […]

1 Corinthians 11:33

27-Apr-17

Dear list,   CAIREIN   I am trying to look at I Cor. 11:33 from every angle. If we focus on the infinitive, what is the purpose of EIS TO with purpose infinitive in this verse?  I was admonished by one grammar to not forget Meyer’s dictum that EIS with the articular infinitive is always […]

Luke 23:43

31-Mar-17

Luke 22:70

29-Mar-17

John 2:15

28-Mar-17

John 2:12

27-Mar-17

Greetings b-greekers — I am looking at the textual note for John 2:12 in my UBS GNT, 4th revised edition. The first manuscript listed for the first variant is a curlicue P (meaning papyrus) with superscript 66c. I see P66 in the table at the front of the book, but I’m wondering about the “c.” […]