From: Ben Crick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Aug 03 1999 - 14:29:25 EDT
On Tue 3 Aug 99 (07:50:15), email@example.com wrote:
> I am not understanding the construction from Isaiah 40:3 FONH BOWNTOS.
> Why is it not FONH BOWSA?
Because, IMHO, it is not the "voice" that is crying, but "John" who
is crying. BOWNTOS is the participle used as a noun, referring to John
crying. "The voice of [One] crying in the wilderness...." (cf Mark 1:3).
FWNH BOWNTOS EN THi ERHMWi ... (LXX) is a fair translation of
QoWL QoWRe' BaMMiD:BaR ... (BH).
BTW it's EN THi ERHMWi, not EN TWi ERHMWi, because the noun GH is
understood: EN THi ERHMWi [GHi].
-- Revd Ben Crick, BA CF <firstname.lastname@example.org> 232 Canterbury Road, Birchington, Kent, CT7 9TD (UK) http://www.cnetwork.co.uk/crick.htm
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