From: Carl W. Conrad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jun 08 1999 - 16:11:37 EDT
At 2:18 PM -0400 6/8/99, Jonathan Robie wrote:
>At 12:57 PM 6/8/99 EDT, AgapeLove9@aol.com wrote:
>KURION TON QEON SOU PROSKUNHSEIS KAI AUTWi MONWi LATREUSEIS.
>How did KURIOS turn into "Jehovah"? I found that rather CURIOUS. Wherever
>this article came from, the author of the article seems to feel that
>translations should be free to change the word "Lord" to "Jehovah", which
>makes me wonder about the other guidelines this article offers for
Actually, of course, since YHWH in the Hebrew was regularly converted into
ADONAY when the Hebrew text was read aloud, ADONAY was converted into its
Greek equivalent, KURIOS. This holds true generally throughout the LXX,
that KURIOS in the Greek represents the Hebrew tetragram YHWH.
As this thread continues, will list-members please remember to focus on the
lexical item under discussion, the Greek verb PROSKUNEW and the Biblical
Greek texts in which that verb is found.
Carl W. Conrad
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