From: Alan B. Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Nov 30 2000 - 19:47:16 EST
> 1 Cor 6:18
> FEUGETE THN PORNEIAN
> PAN hAMARTHMA hO EAN POIHSHi ANQRWPOS EKTOS TOU
> SWMATOS EISTIN
> hO DE PORNEUWN EIS TO IDION SWMA hAMARTANEI
> What are your thoughts on understanding EIS as
> "inside" ? (I found this
> translated "against" in all my translations.)
I think you are correct in understanding this
preposition as "inside." EN to me conveys "in a
sphere." EIS would seem to occupy a space "deeper."
And since it is used of the body and in opposition to
EKTOS, I find your "spiritual cancer" metaphor most
intriguing, if not altogether unique.
I'd run with that for now.
Alan B. Thomas
"the questions that rose out of the depths of the mystery
of Job were answered only by a deeper mystery....
that of God Himself." (Elisabeth Elliot)
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