From: Martin Arhelger (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Oct 28 1997 - 12:31:09 EST
Paul S. Dixon wrote:
> In Jn 1:49 Nathaniel says to Christ,
> hRABBI, SU EI hO hUIOS TOU QEOU,
> then either SU BASILEUS EI TOU ISRAHL
> (P75, A, B, L, W, Psi, f), or SU EI hO
> BASILEUS TOU ISRAHL
> (P66, Aleph, theta, majority text).
> Metzger does not address this in his
> "Textual Commentary on the Greek New
> Testament." Which construction
> should we prefer and why?
1) Look at BDF, paragraph 273, for both constructions
with regard to grammar. Especially look at the
footnote with the remarks of ECColwell).
2) In John 9:28 P75 has "SU MAQHTHS EI EKEINOU".
But P66 only has "SU EI EKEINOU".
3) In Mat 27:11; Mark 15:2, Luke 23:3; 23:37 and
Joh 18:33 it is "SU EI hO BASILEUS TWN IOUDAIWN"
(question). (Compare also Mark 3:11; Luke 4:41;
Joh 3:10; 6:69.) Perhaps P66, Aleph etc. brought their
text of Joh 1:49 into line with the similar
constructions of the synoptics.
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