Eph 2:8 τοῦτο ... τὸ δῶρον

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Re: Eph 2:8 τοῦτο ... τὸ δῶρον

Post by ed krentz » September 13th, 2020, 11:53 am

Barry Hofstetter is 100% right. Trading extensively in ancient Greek texts is indispensable.

I recall reading a Greek historian who began his text with a δε’ as the second word. We debated for an hour how that term should be translated, ending, as I recall, withe the translation “now”.
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Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

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