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by Barry Hofstetter
October 9th, 2020, 9:12 am
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Romans 1:3. Own translation. Grammar check
Replies: 16
Views: 1127

Re: Romans 1:3. Own translation. Grammar check

Thank you, Please assume the the is included, as I have done. The remainder of my translation (obviously?) has an important possible interpretative option. To focus on my question, Is the Greek grammar compatible with the meaning of, having come into being out from the (crucified, dead and buried…)...
by Barry Hofstetter
October 8th, 2020, 8:51 am
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Romans 1:3. Own translation. Grammar check
Replies: 16
Views: 1127

Re: Romans 1:3. Own translation. Grammar check

Romans 1:3 περὶ τοῦ υἱοῦ αὐτοῦ, τοῦ γενομένου ἐκ σπέρματος Δαυὶδ κατὰ σάρκα, (concerning the Son of him, the having come into being out from the seed [singular] of David according to the flesh,) Hello, I have translated the above text as, “the having come into being out from the seed [singular] of ...
by Barry Hofstetter
October 5th, 2020, 8:11 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Answer Key to Machen
Replies: 16
Views: 14926

Re: Answer Key to Machen

I agree that Athenaze is an excellent teaching resource. I would only supplement it with a careful study of NYU’s strategy for teaching a year of Greek in a ten-week summer session. Do you have details on this program? What books do they use? Can it be done independently? Intensive is a better desc...
by Barry Hofstetter
October 2nd, 2020, 3:10 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Answer Key to Machen
Replies: 16
Views: 14926

Re: Answer Key to Machen

So - with objections noted about the "clunker" Machen - recommend another. As I mentioned above I taught out of "classic" Machen for 4 years at WTS. It was a fairly comfortable fit at the time, since it was similar to my beginning Greek text in College, Crosby & Schaeffer. But even then I didn't li...
by Barry Hofstetter
October 1st, 2020, 9:29 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Septuagint Commentary Series - Isaiah (21-Oct-2020)
Replies: 6
Views: 329

Re: Septuagint Commentary Series - Isaiah (21-Oct-2020)

A new volume in the Septuagint commentary series from Brill is coming out. I have their Genesis commentary and they do a great job discussing the Hebrew background behind some of the translations. They also deal nicely with the Greek grammar on its own terms. It is Brill who publish these though, s...
by Barry Hofstetter
September 26th, 2020, 7:41 am
Forum: Cool Stuff
Topic: Senior Scholars Discussing the Odyssey
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Re: Senior Scholars Discussing the Odyssey

Jason Hare wrote:
September 25th, 2020, 2:46 pm
Doesn't this happen on Zoom daily with all the Greek and Hebrew reading groups popping up all over the place? ;)
Yes, but how often with folks of this calibre?
by Barry Hofstetter
September 25th, 2020, 2:26 pm
Forum: Cool Stuff
Topic: Senior Scholars Discussing the Odyssey
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Senior Scholars Discussing the Odyssey

Senior scholars reading the Odyssey from the Greek (Gregory Nagy, Douglas Frame and Leonard Muellner). What impresses me is the easy collegiality and the fact that they are having fun with the text. Apparently there is a series of these which you can access easily from the video. https://www.youtube...
by Barry Hofstetter
September 25th, 2020, 8:41 am
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Romans 1:2. Grammar enquiry
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: Romans 1:2. Grammar enquiry

Romans 1:2 ὃ προεπηγγείλατο διὰ τῶν προφητῶν αὐτοῦ ἐν γραφαῖς ἁγίαις (which he promised beforehand through the prophets of him in the holy scriptures) Hello, Continuing my uncommon translation of Rom 1:1 as “… having been separated into …”: can the common translation of Rom 1:2, “which he promised ...
by Barry Hofstetter
September 24th, 2020, 3:46 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Χαῖρε!
Replies: 4
Views: 252

Re: Χαῖρε!

Welcome, Dan. Please tell us your real complete name so we can change your screen name to match.
by Barry Hofstetter
September 23rd, 2020, 6:16 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Luke 22:20--What is being poured out?
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Re: Luke 22:20--What is being poured out?

ἐκχυννόμενον. Pres pass ptc neut nom sg ἐκχέω (attributive, with τὸ, modifying ποτήριον). After noting the neat parallel that τὸ ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν ἐκχυννόμενον forms with τὸ ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν διδόμενον in verse 19, Nolland (3:1054) argues that “while some have tried to make grammatical sense of this situation, it ...

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