From: Dmitriy Reznik (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Mar 19 2000 - 12:40:24 EST
I understand why you CAN translate PATERA as a direct object. Still I
would like to understand what causes you to choose this option and not
"call AS a father the one who..."
Thank you again.
> >On Sun, 19 Mar 2000 07:20:35 -0600 "Carl W. Conrad"
> ><email@example.com> writes:
> >> And I would agree with George's implicit answer to this
> >> question--that
> >> PATERA is the direct object, TON ... KRINONTA is an attributive
> >> participle
> >> phrase.
> >PATERA has no article. So can it be a direct object? And can we
> >"a father" about G-d?
> Because PATERA has no article, we translate it "a father"--and we do
> because we are using it not specifically as we would TON QEON. I
> think the
> point is that other peoples or other individuals may invoke their
> "Father" deity or may even invoke their own individual "father"--but
> weight in this particular phrase is on the TON ... KRINONTA phrase.
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