Re. *malista*

Rod Decker (
Tue, 10 Dec 96 10:19:05 -0500

>My question has to do with the word *malista* (1 Tim 5:17, etc). It
>1 Tim 5:17. T.C.Skeat argued some time ago that *malista* in many texts has
>the meaning of 'namely' rather than 'especially'".
>does any one know anything about T.C.Skeat (who, when, where?).

T. C. Skeat, "'Especially the Parchments': A Note on 2 Timothy IV.13,"
_JTS_ 30 (1979) 173-77.

George Knight notes (approvingly) Skeat's article in his _Commentary on
the Pastoral Epistles_ NIGTC (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1992) 232.


Rodney J. Decker, Asst. Prof./NT Baptist Bible Seminary Clarks Summit, PA