[b-greek] Re: Fw: Revelation 3:14 hH ARCH- the Beginning or the Origin,the ...

From: B. D. Colt (babc@ix.netcom.com)
Date: Tue May 15 2001 - 17:25:19 EDT

On 15 May 01, at 14:11, GregStffrd@aol.com wrote:

> Elsewhere in Revelation ARCH always means beginning. There does not
> seem to be any grammatical or semantic reason for preferring "ruler"
> over "beginning" in Revelation 3:14.

For what it's worth, I find that NJB has 'Principle' (with a capital P),
NAB has 'source,' NRSV has 'origin,' and NET has 'originator.'

Barbara D. Colt, mailto:babc@ix.netcom.com
St John the Evangelist, San Francisco

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