Date: Wed Feb 23 2000 - 17:17:58 EST
In a message dated 2/23/2000 4:02:37 PM Central Daylight Time,
<< What of the fact that MOICEUQHNAI is passive. Perhaps the idea is that
divorcee SUFFERS from adultery rather than commits it. In this way, she
would be not viewed as guilty, but as the victim of her husbands
What do you think? >>
Consider Matt. 19.9
LEGW DE hUMIN OTI hOS AN APOLUSHi THN GUNAIKA AUTOU MH EPI PORNEIAi KAI
GAMHSHi ALLHN MOICATAI
I tell you that whoever divorces his wife --except for infidelity -- and
marries another commits adultery.
He is the actor here. He cannot be portrayed as the innocent victim yet the
verb is passive in this passage as well.
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