re: Hebrews 1:8

From: Jim West (
Date: Wed May 26 1999 - 21:18:19 EDT

At 07:42 PM 5/26/99 -0500, you wrote:

>Shouldn't Hebrews 1:8 be translated "God is your throne" and not "Your
>throne, O' God"?

i take it as a nominative of exclamation, something like-
"God, your throne, is forever! It almost sounds like throne is accuasative-
but its not- it is an exclamation. Almost like our "O God, you are
smart..." etc.



Jim West, ThD
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