Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek • Re: Luke 12:20. Who are “they”?

His source, Billerbeck/Leberecht, for that "usual periphrasis" line relies on Luther's unfortunate German translation to make its point:

https://archive.org/details/kommentarzu ... 0/mode/2up

So his argument as it stands doesn't hold up.

But I would agree with an overall point that it's likely that the rabbinic tradition and Luke draw from the same well of popular Jewish superstition and myth-language to tell their stories, especially the Lukan-origin ones.

Statistics: Posted by jeidsath — Sat Apr 27, 2024 6:40 pm

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