[b-greek] Re: TEKNON - 1 Tim 3:4-5; Titus 1:6

From: Harold R. Holmyard III (hholmyard@ont.com)
Date: Fri Feb 16 2001 - 07:58:45 EST

Dear Darrell,

You wrote:

 Is the text simply indicating that a bishop's
>posterity (which would include children being reared even if
>adopted, et al) must be held within the spear of obedience.

Sure, and this seems a matter of logic and common sense more than Greek
syntax. By the way, do you mean "sphere of obedience"? "Spear of obedience"
has a nice ring to it but reminds me of somebody poking somebody else in
the side with a spear.

                                Harold Holmyard
                                Dallas, TX

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