From: Alan B. Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Feb 11 2001 - 22:50:58 EST
> hORATE TOINUN hOTI EX ERGWN DIKAIOUTAI ANQRWPOS
> KAI OUK EK PISTEWS MONON
> "and not only (justified) by faith."
> Here adverb MONON modifies adverb EK PISTEWS. We can
> render as follows:
> and not (justified) only by faith.
I think Mark's suggestion preserves the TWO
JUSTIFICATIONS being contrasted; Moon's translation
seems to be viewing ONE JUSTIFICATION from 'two
different ways.' James is not disputing a
justification by faith (vs 23). (Note only that James
quotes from Gen. 15 in this verse, not Gen. 22)
I tentatively would opt for the implied verb as Mark's
translation has it, but also wonder ...
From a grammatical view, is there any material
difference had MONON preceded the prepositional
Alan B. Thomas
"Actually, there was no final "s" on "toward," but
now it's acceptable. Languages just change."
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