From: Jeffrey B. Gibson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Mar 26 2000 - 19:20:38 EST
Daniel L Christiansen wrote:
> Dmitriy Reznik wrote [snipped]:
> > Could you tell me if CRISTON QEOU DUNAMIN KAI QEOU SOFIAN
> > is to be translated as "[We preach] Messiah the power of God,
> > and the wisdom of God" or "Messiah as the power of Cod etc."
> > I have a difficulty with this because there is no
> > article before "power" and "wisdom".
> All kidding aside: I am not certain that a positive choice can be made
> for either rendering. Whether DUNAMIN and SOFIAN are retained objects,
> or are the objects of an implied hOS ESTIN, it seems to me that the
> article would not be required.
I wonder if it would make any difference if we assumed that what Paul is doing here
is carrying out a polemic against what others, i.e., "Jews" and "Greeks", accept as
the power and the wisdom of God?
-- Jeffrey B. Gibson 7423 N. Sheridan Road #2A Chicago, Illinois 60626 e-mail email@example.com
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