Re: In the beginning midrash/bilingualism

From: Larry J. Swain (x99swain@wmich.edu)
Date: Wed Feb 23 2000 - 17:06:56 EST


Jason Hare wrote:

> P.S. To make this contain Greek: «hOUTWS GAR AGAPHSEN hO QEOS TON KOSMON,
> hWSTE TON hUIOV TON MONOGENH EDWKEN, hINA PAS hO PISTEUWN EIS AUTON MH
> APOLHTAI ALL' ECHi ZWHN AIWNION.»
>
> What thinkest thou of MONOGENHS? Is it «only begotten» or «one of a kind»?
> :-)
>

Why not both? How to translate it, that's a different question, but in meaning,
why choose between the two when both are probably intended?

Larry Swain

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