Re: Mark 6:2

From: Paul S. Dixon (
Date: Tue Sep 08 1998 - 15:15:41 EDT

On Tue, 8 Sep 1998 13:19:59 -0500 "Carl W. Conrad"
<> writes:
>At 12:17 PM -0500 9/8/98, Theodore H. Mann wrote:
>>On Tue, 08 Sep 1998 12:35:51 EDT (Paul S. Dixon)
>>>This being the day Mark McGuire just may hit #62 in St. Louis (hey,
>>Carl, is the town really in a tizzy, like the rest of America?),
>>Didn't the Babe hit his 60 homers in a shorter season than the rest of
>>these guys? Or does my memory fail me? If it doesn't, we would have
>>project how many more 4-baggers Ruth would likely have hit if he had
>>same length season as Maris and McGuire, in which case he would
>>probably still be the King of Swat. Or did Maris and McGuire reach the
>>mark (so as to break Ruth's record) in the same number of games as
>You'd better believe that St. Louis is in a tizzy! You might just take a
>look at the front of today's Post Dispatch:
>(the item about the city razing the arena is a late addition; beneath
>it is the story and picture that completely covered page 1 of this
>printed edition that I picked up on my sidewalk at 6 a.m.: McGwire
>just after he crossed home plate, lifting up his 10-year-old son, who
>acting bat-boy, high into the air.)

Indeed. Plus, look at the affect upon the stock market. As of 3 pm
the market was up 234 pts. Buy now, cause when he hits #62, the market
will really soar!

>>What's the Greek term for baseball (So as to justify the above for
>>inclusion in B-Greek)?

>Sorry, I can't help you with that!
>But as for Paul's original question,
>At 11:35 AM -0500 9/8/98, Paul S. Dixon wrote:
>>my thoughts somehow are turned to Mark 6:2.
>>Is the KAI to be taken epexegetically?
>I hardly think I'd call this KAI epexegetical: this phrase seems to me
>to add another befuddling fact about Jesus rather than to explain more
>fully the sense of hH SOFIA hH DOQEISA TOUTWi.

Yes, but the first KAI (KAI TIS SOPHIA) does seem epexegetical, and
so the second, but only insofar as it is coordinate with the first KAI.
Then both serve to epexegete POQEN TOUTWi TAUTA in coordination.

Paul Dixon

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