[b-greek] Re: THN hUOQESIAN APOLABWMEN (Gal 4:5)

From: Braulio Barillas (parakal@quetzal.net)
Date: Sun Oct 22 2000 - 01:49:51 EDT

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From: Moon-Ryul Jung <moon@saint.soongsil.ac.kr>
To: Biblical Greek <b-greek@franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Date: Sábado 21 de Octubre de 2000 11:39 PM
Subject: [b-greek] THN hUOQESIAN APOLABWMEN (Gal 4:5)

>Dear Bgreekers,
>Recently I had some discussions on who the "we" in Gal 4:3-7 are in
>corpus-paul list. Some people think that the clause
>"in order that we may receive ADOPTION AS SON" strongly
>indicate that the "we" are Gentiles, rather than Jews.
>The reasoning is that the Jews were already sons of God, it
>would have been odd for them to receive adoption (hUOQESIAN);
>that would have been applied only to those who were not sons.
>So my question is: does hUOQESIAN only mean adoption? Can't it
>simply mean [full] sonship? I am sort of inclined to think
>in this direction because it is not simply hUOQESIAN but
>heir, who was treated not better than slave, was expected to receive in
>due time. Hence the definite article. But I wonder if my wild guess
>would have some lexical or syntactical backup.
>Moon-Ryul Jung
>Associate Professor
>Dept of Media Tech
>Sogang Univ, Seoul, Korea

b-greek Moon-Ryul Jung
 The word HUOQESIAN is the compound word HUO more QESIAN then is dificult
has other mean. Of course I only think over text, now if I'll introduce a
new scientific term (bios for example) perhaps find other mens.
Braulio Barillas

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