Re: Hebrews 2:13 ESOMAI PEPOIQWS

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Thu Aug 20 1998 - 12:30:23 EDT

<x-rich>At 3:30 AM -0500 8/20/98, Steve Long wrote:

<excerpt>I noticed the modern greek translates(?) this as: <bigger>EGW
QELW EXEI THN PEPOIQHSIN MOU EP AUTON,</bigger> and I'm wondering if
the perfect form after a future might function as a noun, like an
infinitive does occasionally. "I shall have confidence in him" or
something of that nature.


Is that the way you found it? Not QA ECW THN PEPOIQHSIN? I'm just a bit
surprised at the formulation. At any rate, I sort of think this is
pretty much what I was saying at the end of my post:

<excerpt>>confident." Accordingly ESOMAI PEPOIQWS is more or less
equivalent to an

>intransitive PISTEUSW.


Carl W. Conrad

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