Re: EPI PASH TH MNEIA hUMON - Philippians 1:3

From: Steve Long (
Date: Wed Aug 11 1999 - 10:13:53 EDT

>Gordon Fee opts for, "everytime I remember you." As does Silva.
>O'Brien opts for, "because of your remembrance of me."
>I think Fee and Silva are right here; I think that MNEIA more normally
>means "bringing to consciousness," "calling to mind," or "mentioning" than
>it does "remembrance" in the sense of "thinking graciously about" (a person
>or persons).

English has a similar use of the genitive "every time I think of you" which
fits nicely here.

Steve Long

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