[b-greek] Re: DIAKRINW in 1Cor 11:29 and 11:31

From: Carl W. Conrad (cwconrad@artsci.wustl.edu)
Date: Mon Aug 28 2000 - 19:10:37 EDT

At 5:19 PM -0400 8/28/00, Dmitriy Reznik wrote:
>On Mon, 28 Aug 2000 11:04:00 -0500 "Carl W. Conrad"
><cwconrad@artsci.wustl.edu> writes:
>> >
>> (31) And if we were in fact
>> recognizing/distinguishing/discerning (DIAKRINOMEN) each other, we
>> would
>> not be condemned (EKRINOMEQA AN);
>Dear Carl:
>Thank you very much for your answer. Do I understand correctly that you
>translate hEAUTOUS as "each other"? Why not "themselves"?

Because the subject is first person plural ("we" -MEN ending) and in Koine
Greek forms of hEAUTWN/OIS/OUS have come to take the place commonly of
older ALLHLWN/OIS/OUS and distinct first- and second-person reflexive
pronouns (hHMWN AUTWN, etc.).


Carl W. Conrad
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