From: Jonathan Ryder (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Feb 17 1999 - 15:19:59 EST
> The rest is very very confusing to me. It starts OU LEGEI [I am not saying? not saying what? no
> object, transitive verb?]; then a confusing mosh of clauses
try: He is not saying, "...
> KAI TOIS SPERMASIN [and to the (plural) seed]
> WS EPI POLLWN [when upon/by/over many]
try WS = 'as', EPI + gen = on/upon but pos here 'to' or 'of'? It may also be shorthand for something
else - I'll leave that for the experts.
> ALL' WS EF' ENOS [but when upon/by/over one]
> KAI TW SPERMATI SOU [but to his (singular) seed]
> OS ESTIN XRISTOS [which is Christ].
> I guess what's really making me nuts is I can't figure out what the POLLWN and ENOS are referring
> to, or which translation of EPI to use.
POLLWN to the 'seeds' and ENOS to the 'seed'
nb also the chiasmus
a KAI TOIS SPERMASIN
b WS EPI POLLWN
b' ALL' WS EF' ENOS
a' KAI TW SPERMATI SOU
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