From: Jim West (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Oct 18 1999 - 18:33:05 EDT
At 01:02 PM 10/18/99 -0400, you wrote:
>The LXX text of the psalm, repeated in the NT is:
>EULOHMENOS hO ERCOMENOS EN ONOMATI KURIOU
>Which I read as saying:
>Blessed [be] the Coming One in the name of the Lord.
>Not meaning that the Coming One comes in the name of the Lord, but that
>the Coming One is blessed [by us] in the name of the Lord.
I disagree. Not only does the Hebrew text not allow this reading (as I
pointed out on b-hebrew) but neither does the greek text. The participle
clearly demands "blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord"
>In support of this I also offer the Greek text of ~Textus Receptus~ for
>Mk 11:10a which has:
Well it quite frankly is irrelevant what Mark has (assuming, for the same of
argument, the the TR reflects the best reading). The psalmist certainly
didnt interpret Mark!
Jim West, ThD
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'Mythology is what never was but always is.' Stephen of Byzantium
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