[b-greek] Re: Gal 3:8 ( the dangling subject)

From: Carl W. Conrad (cwconrad@artsci.wustl.edu)
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 11:15:49 EST

At 3:52 PM +0000 2/12/01, Mark Wilson wrote:
>You wrote:
>>The scripture foreseeing that God will justify the Gentiles by faith,
>>it fore-evangelized to Abraham that all the gentiles will be blessed in
>> >
>> >I do not think it violates the grammar of English.
>I think if ENGLISH is your concern, I would suggest "the
>scripture...proclaimed the good news in advance to Abraham that..."
>I am not aware of any word in English "fore-evangelized."

Nor am I, but I understand what it means, and that's not where the real
problem was, in any case.


Carl W. Conrad
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