From: Jim West (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 06 1998 - 13:22:30 EDT
At 11:34 AM 5/6/98 -0500, you wrote:
>I Cor 11:4: KATA KEFALHS EXWN has been wearing down my head.
>If I were Paul and I wanted to clearly communicate "wearing something on my
>head" I would have said it using "EP" somewher, or "KATAKALUPTETAI".
>Might he have been saying "diminished holding of the head", or "a lowered
>holding of the head"
See BDF sec. 225. "hanging down from the head". I.e., if a male prayes
with hair hanging down his head... etc.
Kata is often "down from" as in 'euangelion kata markon' = the gospel down
Jim West, ThD
Quartz Hill School of Theology
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