Re: translation

From: Jay Adkins (
Date: Thu Nov 18 1999 - 07:41:04 EST

Mitchell Gray wrote:

>>How would you translate the following:
>>kurios ektisen me archn odwn autou eis erga autou
>>By the way, this is Prov. 8:22 in the LXX.

Carl W. Conrad wrote:
>Interesting, in that this differs considerably from the MT. I would read
>this as "The Lord created me as the source/beginning of his ways to his
>works/deeds." I think it is "Wisdom" (HOKHMA) that is speaking here,

Actually, it is "Wisdom" (SOFIA) that is speaking here since this is the
LXX. :-)
Verse 12 EGW H SOFIA........ :-)

Sola Gratia,
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