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by Mark Lightman
July 12th, 2013, 2:15 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: τινες ἐξ αὐτων ἄνδρες Acts 11:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1102

Re: τινες ἐξ αὐτων ἄνδρες Acts 11:20

When he says that deuo means "teach a child" he clearly reveals that he doesn't really know Greek at all... ὁ μὲν ἐπαίδευσε... http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRnwSCxNOPtX5sXN6XAVe0iPtS6duvkiWRTjflGgF5wgbxUY_40eA ...ὁ δ' ἔδευσε. http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSZ-MBF32WS7h1EYx-0qTm...
by Mark Lightman
June 13th, 2013, 3:57 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Using Translations in B-Greek Discussions
Replies: 9
Views: 1867

Re: Using Translations in B-Greek Discussions

Could anyone explain and discuss the words below in biblical Greek? Exercise 1: Just looking at the first few verses of GJohn, could anyone adequately explain the meanings of λογος in biblical Greek, and what words were not chosen? How about αρχη or εν ? These are all common words in the GNT. I rea...
by Mark Lightman
June 7th, 2013, 4:59 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Using Translations in B-Greek Discussions
Replies: 9
Views: 1867

Re: Using Translations in B-Greek Discussions

Conrad: ...ideally the clarification of the Greek text should itself be composed in Biblical Greek rather than in an alternative language...
σύμφημι δή, ὦ φίλε γέρον! μόνον δὲ Ἑλληνιστὶ περὶ ταύτης τῆς γλώσσης γράφειν θέλω ἔγωγε.
by Mark Lightman
April 29th, 2013, 12:41 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Reading Other Greek
Replies: 5
Views: 3067

Re: Reading Other Greek

Paul Nitz wrote : Stephen Hughes wrote:Εἂν εὐκαιρήσῃς, διερμηνεύων τὰς Πράξεις τῶν Ἀποστόλων παραβάλε τὴν πορείαν τὴν θαλασσίαν τοῦ Ἀποστόλου Παύλου παρὰ τὸ τοῦ Ἀρριανοῦ Περίπλους τοῦ Εὐξείνου Πόντου ἢ τὸ τοῦ Λόγγου Δάφνις καὶ Χλόη (§§ 29-30) δοκεῖ μοι αξιος (interesting) εστιν. αλλά οὐ ρᾴδιον εστι...
by Mark Lightman
March 9th, 2013, 2:40 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: 2 Cor 1:11
Replies: 4
Views: 698

Re: 2 Cor 1:11

συνυπουργούντων καὶ ὑμῶν ὑπὲρ ἡμῶν τῇ δεήσει, ἵνα ἐκ πολλῶν προσώπων τὸ εἰς ἡμᾶς χάρισμα διὰ πολλῶν εὐχαριστηθῇ ὑπὲρ ἡμῶν. I'm having particularly with the prepositional phrases ἐκ πολλῶν προσώπων and διὰ πολλῶν. Does ἐκ πολλῶν προσώπων modify τὸ χάρισμα and διὰ πολλῶν modify εὐχαριστηθῇ. That is w...
by Mark Lightman
January 28th, 2013, 9:32 am
Forum: Other
Topic: How do you call a pig in Greek?
Replies: 5
Views: 5590

Re: How do you call a pig in Greek?

How do you call a pig in Greek?
χαῖρε, χοῖρε! :lol:
by Mark Lightman
January 7th, 2013, 4:46 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Acts 13:48 - Subordinate Clause
Replies: 15
Views: 3270

Re: Acts 13:48 - Subordinate Clause

Paul Nitz: τί δ̍ ἐστιν ερωτημα;
χαῖρε φίλε!

λέγοι δὴ John Calvin "ἐπίστευσαν διότι ἦσαν τεταγμένοι." ἄλλοι λέγουσι "ἦσαν τεταγμένοι διότι ἐπίστευσαν." φήμι δὴ τῳ Calvin.
nicht so?
πάνυ γε.

ἔρρωσο!
by Mark Lightman
January 7th, 2013, 2:19 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Acts 13:48 - Subordinate Clause
Replies: 15
Views: 3270

Re: Acts 13:48 - Subordinate Clause

καὶ ἐπίστευσαν ὅσοι ἦσαν τεταγμένοι εἰς ζωὴν αἰώνιον: Someone explained this verse thusly...putting it simply, "believed" results (directly or indirectly) in "appointed". " καὶ ἐπίστευσαν. ἦσαν οὖν τεταγμένοι εἰς ζωὴν αἰώνιον. I objected saying, " 'Believed' is not the cause of someone being appoin...
by Mark Lightman
December 11th, 2012, 2:21 pm
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: "Children's bible" greek
Replies: 1
Views: 1374

Re: "Children's bible" greek

what if we had Bible stories in simplified Koine Greek?
χαιρε, φιλε!

τοιαυτα εν τουτωι τωι τοπωι εστιν και εσται.

http://www.textkit.com/greek-latin-foru ... 28&t=22003

ερρωσο!

Μαρκος
by Mark Lightman
August 29th, 2012, 2:28 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: ANGELO of Rev 2:1
Replies: 29
Views: 5703

Re: ANGELO of Rev 2:1

Think about it -- why would Jesus command him to write to himself?
(ἀνα)γνῶθι σεαυτόν? :)