Re: Question on Luke 23:43

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Wed Feb 16 2000 - 07:00:56 EST

At 3:51 AM -0800 2/16/00, Robert W Meyers wrote:
>Would someone circle the correct answer for me?
>Thank you
>A. "You will be with Me in Paradise this day."
>B. "This day I say to you that you will be with Me in Paradise."
>C. Either of the above is grammatically possible.
>D. None of the above.

You'll find the most recent discussion of this topic in the B-Greek
archives at the web site on January 14-15 of this year. I think that your
option B is the best one, but I suggest you check the archives for those
dates to read the reasons why this seems more likely.

The subject-headers for that thread are:

        SHMERON in Luke 23:43 and
        SHMERON in Luke 23:43 (a long palinode).


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 WWW:

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