Matthew 5:12 Brian Swedburg brian at discoveryhills.org
Wed Dec 1 19:52:29 EST 1999
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Thank you Steven, Now that you mention it, I am much more familiar with the use of the hendiadysin Hebrew, as a figure of speech used with two substantives.Thanks again,BrianWestern Sem StudentSteven Craig Miller wrote:> Brian Swedburg wrote:
> > << What about a hendiadys? Using the two words connected by the ‘kai’ to
> refer to one thing, ie… “gladly rejoice!” >>
> > All the examples of hendiadys in BDF and Smyth are those of substantives
> connected by KAI, are there (other) examples of hendiadys with Greek verbs?
> I also noticed that of the six examples of hendiadys quoted in BDF
> (442.16), the NRSV only accepted one of them as a hendiadys (at Acts 23:6).
> And C. K. Barrett, in his commentary on Acts, comments on Acts 23:6 saying:
> “The line of argument is not greatly altered if ‘hope’ and ‘resurrection’
> are distinguished.”
> > Does an hendiadys merely mark a non-literal translation? Or is hendiadys a
> real grammatical phenomenon of the Greek language? Or is it perhaps a
> little of both?
> > -Steven Craig Miller
> Alton, Illinois (USA)
> scmiller at www.plantnet.com
> > “Words are like people. To know them well one must meet them on their own
> level, in their own environment. In different circumstances they react
> differently. Like a face they take on varying expressions. Some of them
> move from place to place; some never return to their earlier familiar
> surroundings. But to know their past is to know a little better what makes
> them act as they do in the present” (Frederick W. Danker, “Multipurpose
> Tools for Bible Study,” 1993:135).
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