re: Philemon 6

From: Richard Lindeman (
Date: Sat Mar 14 1998 - 15:55:23 EST

>In the NIV translation of Philm 6 the subjective genitive is SOU. PISTEWS
>is objective genitive, i.e., "the sharing of your faith." The noun of
>action, KOINWNIA, has PISTEWS for its object. It is faith which is being
>shared, and Philemon is the subject of the sharing not faith (IMHO).
>Carlton L. Winbery
>Fogleman Professor of Religion
>Louisiana College
>Pineville, LA 71359

Oops... my mistake! Thank you for the clarification here.

Rich Lindeman

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