From: Mike Sangrey (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Oct 06 2000 - 08:27:00 EDT
I'll take the easy one. :-)
> 1 Cor. 14:35
> EI DE TI MAQEIN QELOUSIN EN OIKWi TOUS IDIOUS ANDRAS EPERWTATWSAN
> AISCRON GAR ESTI GUNAIZIN EN EKKLHSIAi LALEIN
> (Is it just me, or is not EN OIKWi a bit awkward? For proper
> agreement, I would have expected EN TOIS OIKOIS.)
Step back from the text a little.
If I say, "There's a group of guys at XYZ, corp; they all work at home", it is
technically a bit awkward. However, English speakers are very comfortable
with it. For proper agreement, you would expect "at homes", or perhaps, "in
the homes." Technically correct, but, ironically, a bit awkward, like a
sentence with an assumed subject and verb. ;-)
EN OIKWi was just the Greek way of saying "at home".
Every Christian library should have a plaque which states:
"There is one book which explains all these."
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