Re: Nails in Hands ?

From: clayton stirling bartholomew (
Date: Wed Mar 24 1999 - 15:54:07 EST

> 2 - If there is a Greek word for wrist and it wasn't used, are there
> linguistic/stylistic reasons for using the more common word for hand?


There is a word for wrist but it isn't used with that sense in the NT.


Used in Homer, IL 24.671, Od 24:398
also in Xeno. Cyr.6.4.2, Aristotle also used it.

See LSJ for details.

Clayton Stirling Bartholomew
Three Tree Point
P.O. Box 255 Seahurst WA 98062

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