[b-greek] Re: question about james 5:14 -- retraction of my original questions

From: Rob Somers (robsomers@golden.net)
Date: Sun Nov 26 2000 - 00:00:56 EST

> On 11/25/00 8:29 PM, Rob Somers wrote:
> > Ok then, simply what I would like to know is this: -- what is with the
> > in this passage? It is not in my UBS GNT -- however, my NASB translates
> > this as a question. Is it a question James asking, or a statement?

Steven R. Lo Vullo wrote:

> Rob,
> I consulted a multitude of translations (KJV, NKJV, ASV, NLT, NIV, RSV,
> NRSV, NJB, NAS, NAS '95, NAB), and each one translated interrogatively
> except NJB. (This, of course, proves nothing more than that more scholars
> seem to prefer the interrogative approach.)

I suppose it does not prove anything -- but the fact remains there is such a
huge lean towards this rendering -- pretty hard to ignore.

Rob Somers

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