From: Carl W. Conrad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Oct 10 2000 - 05:53:46 EDT
I think George meant this for the list rather than for me alone, and it's
>Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2000 21:12:47 -0700
>To: "Carl W. Conrad" <email@example.com>
>From: "George A, Goolde" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: [b-greek] Re: EKTOS EI MH
>Just a note that the same pleonasm occurs in 1 Cor 15:2 and 1 Tim 5:19.
>At 10:08 PM 10/9/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>>At 9:50 AM -0700 10/9/00, Dmitriy Reznik wrote:
>> >Dear friends:
>> >I have a question concerning 1Cor 14:5:
>> >TELW DE PANTAS hUMAS LALEIN GLOSSAIS, MALLON DE hINA PROFHTEUHTE, MEIZWN
>> >DE hO PROFHTEUWN H hO LALWN GLWSSAIS, EKTOS EI MH DIERMHNEUHi . . .
>> >In this phrase EKTOS EI MH is usually translated as "unless [he
>> >interprets]". If I understand correctly, to say "unless" EI MH would be
>> >enough, and EKTOS has here the same meaning. Is it redundancy, or having
>> >both EKTOS and EI MH plays some role here?
>>No, I think it really is a case of redundancy, not uncommon in Hellenistic
>>Greek; seems rather colloquial: "'ceptin' unless ..."
Carl W. Conrad
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