From: lakr (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Aug 15 1997 - 19:50:35 EDT
> In a message dated 97-08-13 03:35:32 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Jonathan
> Robie) writes:
> << In other words, you see PATRWS hHMON KAI KURIOU IHSOU CRISTOU as "our
> father, and the father of the Lord Jesus Christ". Grammatically, I think
> that works.
> >So why is this usually translated ...from God our father, and Master Jesus
> First off, APO takes a genitive, which is why QEOU PATROS is genitive. These
> translations assume that the APO also applies to Jesus, as in CARIS hUMIN
> KAI EIRHNH APO PATRWS hHMWN KAI [APO] KURIOU IHSOU CRISTOU.
How unusual is APO not followed by the genitive, as in Rev 1:4, 'APO hO WN' ?
I have not found any similarly constructed expressions in either the
LXX or the Greek NT, but my search was not exhaustive.
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