From: Carl W. Conrad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Sep 13 1999 - 17:07:44 EDT
At 4:04 PM -0500 9/13/99, Dmitriy Reznik wrote:
>Could you tell me whether there is any difference between KAINOS and NEOS
>in Mt 9:17: ... ALLA BALLOUSIN OINON NEON EIS ASKOUS KAINOUS... (but they
>put new wine into new skins...)?
>And can KAINOS mean "renewed" instead of "new"?
NEOS means "young" in terms of years of age; KAINOS means "new" in the
sense of "recently established" or "recently produced." The antithesis of
NEOS is GERAIOS, of KAINOS it is PALAIOS.
Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics/Washington University
One Brookings Drive/St. Louis, MO, USA 63130/(314) 935-4018
Home: 7222 Colgate Ave./St. Louis, MO 63130/(314) 726-5649
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