[b-greek] Re: Phil 4:8

From: Brian (brian@discoveryhills.org)
Date: Fri Jun 01 2001 - 19:21:59 EDT

On 5/31/01 5:00 PM, "Dave Washburn" <dwashbur@nyx.net> wrote:

> Hi,
>> Greetings,
>> In Phil 4:8 there is a six fold repetition of OSA, culminating in the
>> two fold IE TIS.
>> Having worked through BAGD, Louw & Nida, etc..., I am wondering at the
>> legitimacy of translating these, "as many as are true, as many as are
>> honorable, as many as are pure... Regard such as these!"
>> It appears to be valid to see the referent of OSA to be virtuous people,
>> instead of virtues thoughts, am I missing something? Are there ample
>> precedents? Is the list of virtues assumed convention, ignoring the
>> occasion of the letter, or is it better translation of the grammar?
> Unless I'm sorely mistaken, OSA is a neuter plural, which would
> suggest "things." If it referred to people, wouldn't it be OSOI?
> Dave Washburn


Brian Swedburg

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