Re: Colossians 1 question

From: Stephen C. Carlson (
Date: Sun Apr 05 1998 - 15:43:42 EDT

>>> I am not sure if my last message went through. What is wrong with
>>> translating ADELFOI as "fellow believers".

If it is desirable not to translate ADELFOI as "brothers", how about
translating Col. 1:2 "ADELFOIS EN CRISTWi" as "Christians"?

Col. 1:2 "to the holy and faithful Christians in Colossae, grace to
you and peace from God our father."

Stephen Carlson

Stephen C. Carlson                   : Poetry speaks of aspirations,              : and songs chant the words. :               -- Shujing 2.35

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