From: Carl W. Conrad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Feb 21 1999 - 20:17:00 EST
At 2:47 PM -0600 2/21/99, Bill Ross wrote:
>Carl, Maurice, Mary, thanks for the help. Mary, was Maurice's paper what you
>were referring to?
>I am leaning toward meaning 5:
>>(5) "On the grounds of which," or "because of which," an interpretation
>that takes "death" as the antecedent of masc. EF' hWi and explains it
>as the origin of death
>I have another question:
>Is there any gramatical reason that DIA TOUTA in Romans 5:12 cannot refer to
>TH ZWH AUTOU in 5:10?
It's DIA TOUTO, and as it's a neuter, I hardly think it can refer back to
THN ZWHN AUTOU. I would understand it as referring to the entire main
clause of 5:11 as the antecedent.
>While I'm at it, does anyone object to DATAKRIMA being translated "death
>sentence" in 5:16?
Do you mean KATAKRIMA? It will mean "condemnation" and in this instance
that will be death, but I wouldn't want to endorse "death sentence" itself
as an appropriate translation for KATAKRIMA in 5:16.
>And KATESTAQHSAN beint translated "oriented as" in 5:19?
Seems very strange to me; it really means "were constituted" = "were caused
to be" or even "were made" This verb KAQISTHMI regular means "put someone
into a state/condition," which state/condition is normally indicated as a
predicate accusative or, in this instance of a passive verb, as a predicate
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