Date: Fri May 25 2001 - 18:11:57 EDT
Well, on page 681 of the edition I have, Thayer puts the meaning of the (WS of 1
Peter 3:7 somewhere else, as referring to "a quality which really belongs to the
person or thing.."
He does mention a )WS that refers to "a quality which is supposed, pretended,
feigned, assumed," but gives as examples Romans 3:7; Luke 6:22; 1 Corinthians 4:7 and
8:7; 2 Corinthians 6:8-10, etc.
Kenneth Litwak wrote:
> SInce Thayer's lexicon is being discussed, I
> thoguht I'd bring up something I found of interest
> years agao when I had a Thayer's (don't anymore).
> According to Thayer, in 1 Peter 3:7, (WS means, "as
> though it were true, but isn't." I forget the exact
> wording but that was the gist. I found nothing
> corresponding to (WS useed in that sense in BAFGD. I
> have been afraid to try to read through all the
> entires in my revised Great Scott to see if LS have
> anything different. (For those unfamiliar with this
> terminology, there are three LSJ lexicons: the little
> Liddell, the big LIddell and the Great Scott).
> ANyone have thoughts on the idea tha (WS can be
> used in this way, for a contrary to fact condition? I
> rather like taht inerpretation of 1 Peter 3:7. I find
> it compelling and reasonable, but perhaps since no
> ther lexicon I know of says the same thing, maybe
> THayer was doing eisegesis.
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