[b-greek] re: Mark 6:7b

From: Jim West (jwest@highland.net)
Date: Mon Jul 31 2000 - 10:14:09 EDT

At 11:19 AM 7/31/00 -0230, you wrote:
>Dear List Members:
>A question concerning translation. How would list members translate the
>phrase in Mark 6:7b? I'm concerned principally about how to translate the
>genitives following the accusative EXOUSIAN TWN PNEUMATWN TWN AKAQARTWN?
>Would not a literal rendering be something like "he gave to them the
>authority of unclean spirits?"

I take it as a genitive of separation- thus necessitating something like
"power OVER unclean spirits".




"going around stirring up apathy "

Jim West, ThD

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