From: Bill Ross (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Mar 24 1999 - 12:07:24 EST
> A EN ARCH HN hO LOGOS
> B KAI hO LOGOS HN PROS TON QEON
> B' KAI QEON HN hO LOGOS
> A' hOUTOS HN EN ARCH
> PROS TON QEON
In a "Sleudian Frip" (oops, I mean "Freudian Slip") your B' phrase has QEON
(accusative) rather than QEOS (nominative). This seems like "how it ought to
be" (I am a little Greek), though it is actually QEOS, unless QEOS is to be
seen as an adjective.
So my questions are:
* is QEOS a noun in the nominative?
* if so, couldn't it just as easily read AND GOD WAS [BEING] THE WORD?
* is QEOS an adjective ("divine")?
* if so, how can I tell the difference?
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