Re: AUTWN and Rev. 6:17

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Tue Feb 24 1998 - 06:36:41 EST

At 2:03 PM -0600 2/23/98, Edgar Foster wrote:
>How do you B-Greekers suggest one translates AUTWN in Rev. 6:17? Should it
>be "his" or "their"? What should govern one's choice of translation in
>this regard?

I think one should say "their," especially assuming that verse 16 refers to
God and "the lamb" as distinct figures, both of which are sources of the
ORGH (God referred to obliquely as "the one sitting on the throne").

Carl W. Conrad
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