From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Thu Oct 07 1999 - 15:44:59 EDT

At 3:05 PM -0400 10/7/99, Bart Ehrman wrote:
> 1 Clem 14:2 indicates that "we" shouldn't follow those who rush
>precipitously into strife and faction, EIS TO APALLOTRIWSAI hHMAS ("so as
>to estrange us") TOU KALWS EXONTOS. Anyone want to suggest how these
>final three words should be translated?

My initial "gut reaction" thought was: "from well-being" but a bit of
reflection makes me think of a couple alternatives that would surely be
better than that for the context: "from a wholesome disposition" and "from
a healthy state (of being)".

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics/Washington University
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