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

From: GregStffrd@aol.com
Date: Tue May 15 2001 - 23:37:58 EDT

In a message dated 05/15/2001 2:19:33 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
babc@ix.netcom.com writes:

<< > 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.' >>

And many other translations read differently. The question here is what
grammatical/semantic bases such translations have for their renderings.

Best regards,

Greg Stafford

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