Re: ACTS 5:29 clause order in D is puzzling

From: Jonathan Robie (
Date: Fri Jun 20 1997 - 08:16:38 EDT

At 07:25 AM 6/20/97 -0400, Carl W. Conrad wrote:

>>To me, the real problem is that period, which was added by Ropes. Take it
>>out, and replace it with a comma: PEIQARCEIN DE QEO MALLON H ANQRWPOIS, hO
>>DE PETROS EIPEN PROS AUTOUS - "we must obey God rather than men", said Peter
>>to him, "the God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom you had killed by
>>hanging on a cross..."
>I'm afraid this won't really solve the problem, Jonathan. If "PEIQARCEIN
>... ANQRWPOIS" is meant to be the content of what Peter said, then the DE
>is misplaced.

Now that you mention it...yes, of course I am wrong. Thanks for pointing
this out!

>I think Clayton's right: the reading in Codex Bezae really IS a "puzzlement."

Yes. But I don't *want* it to be!


Jonathan Robie
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