From: Kevin W. Woodruff (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Aug 04 2000 - 14:30:26 EDT
CHORIZW in the passive voice according to BAGD, means to "separate
(oneself)" so we would say it in English in the active "to separate"
At 03:41 PM 8/4/2000 GMT, you wrote:
>1 Cor. 7:11
>EAN DE KAI CWRISQHi
>"But if she does depart"
>I can not understand why CWRISQHi is translated as an Active when it is a
>Passive from CWRIZW.
>It seems to me that Paul is saying Christians are not to divorce their
>spouses, but they can not control whether or not they are divorced by
>(Passive) their spouses.
>Is there any justification for translating this in an Active sense?
>If not, why on earth do most translations do so!
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