From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Sat Feb 08 1997 - 16:55:06 EST

At 8:01 AM -0600 2/9/97, John Oaklands wrote:
>As time has allowed I have followed with much interest the discussions on
>GRAFH and have even enjoyed the can of worms opened up. I'm not sure
>however that I've read everything written in on the topic, so hope I'm not
>duplicating anything.
>Has anyone thought of the possible Hebrew word behind Paul's use of GRAFH
>here? Could GRAFH be a reference in 2 Tim 3:16 to the k'thuvym (writings,
>scriptures) in the triple title of the Hebrew OT, as a applying not merely
>to the Psalms section but also to the whole OT?
>Since Paul is writing to a Greek in Greek and making use of the LXX it would
>seem to me that what he is possibly suggesting is that the LXX GRAFH are
>just as inspired as the HEBREW GRAFH or k'thuvym.
>Does this make sense to anyone else?

Well, there MAY be a problem with this, insofar as at some point, I'm not
sure when, K'THUIM was used specifically for those other texts apart from
TORAH and N'VIIM. I think Edgar's note on this was very helpful.

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