[b-greek] Re: Intelligible English Translation of plural YOU in KOINE.

From: One of the McKays (musicke@ozemail.com.au)
Date: Wed Mar 07 2001 - 19:21:20 EST

I said:
> > To make things clear to English readers, William Hendriksen suggested
> > writing 2nd person plural with spaces between the letters: "y o u "
> > Seems a great suggestion to me.

and Dan said:
> David, are you aware of any modern translations that have actually taken
> this approach to distinguish between the singular and plural forms of
> you in the bible in their English translations, that is besides the New
> World Translation of the Holy Scriptures which uses YOU in instances
> where the context may not be determinative?
No. Can't think of any. But I hate capitalisation. I think it ruins the
NASB, where they use capitals to indicate Old Testament quotations.

David McKay

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