[b-greek] Re: John 6:27c <LYR104192-65804-2000.07.06-00.00.19--noel.fitzpatrick#ucd.ie@franklin.oit.unc.edu>

From: Noel Fitzpatrick (noel.fitzpatrick@ucd.ie)
Date: Thu Jul 06 2000 - 12:35:22 EDT

I read with interest the communication from Timothy E. Mills:

Subject: John 6:27c
From: "Timothy E. Mills" <TEMsMail@aol.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2000 17:57:5
X-Message-Number: 11
Perhaps hESPHRAGISEN = hESFRAGISEN is the aor ind act 3rd
sg of SFRAGIZW (I seal) rather than the 'verb imperf. act. acc. 3rd
pers. sing'.

The 'Revised NT - New American Bible' gives "For on him the
Father, God, has set his seal" as the translation.

A simple translation is "For the Father, God, sealed this person".
Thus I do not think "this one the Father sealed as God is a good

I hope this contribution is helpful.



Noel J Fitzpatrick
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