Re: Jhn. 1:1 discussion
On Thu, 1 Dec 1994, Gregory Jordan (ENG) wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Dec 1994 Dvdmoore@aol.com wrote:
> > Greeks who were familiar with the Jewish Scriptures in Greek ought to
> > have been able to catch on to what Jesus was saying. Exodus 3:14 in the LXX
> > reads, "KAI EIPEN O( QEOS PROS MWUSHN E*GW EIMI O( WN.
> The God of the Burning Bush in the Septuagint calls himself _ho On_, as in
> _ho On apestalken me pros humas_ (Ex. 3:14), not _egO eimi_, which is
> used in its ordinary sense: _egO eimi ho On_. This implies that John was
> not using the Septuagint
Recheck the LXX text: the first part of the verse is quoted verbatim by
David Moore, whereas you are quoting the from the last part of the verse.
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