Date: Sat May 05 2001 - 18:03:10 EDT
Possibly it translates a Hebraism. Jerusalem has a dual ending in some pointed
Hebrew forms: yerushalayim.
TIS, "anyone." The literal "and not shall seize anyone them out of the hand my"
translates as, "And no one shall seize them out of my hand."
"B. D. Colt" wrote:
> I've run into some questions in tomorrow's Gospel. John 10:22 reads:
> EGENETO TOTE TA EGKAINIA EN TOIS IEROSOLUMOIS . . .
> Can someone explain why the plurals (especially for Jerusalem)?
> Then verse 28b reads: . . . KAI OUC hARPASEI TIS AUTA EK THS
> CEIROS MOU. What purpose does 'TIS' serve in the sentence?
> TIA to anyone who can help.
> Barbara D. Colt, mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
> St John the Evangelist, San Francisco
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