[b-greek] Re: TI GEGONEN in John 14:22

From: Mark Wilson (emory2oo2@hotmail.com)
Date: Thu Aug 23 2001 - 15:15:42 EDT



You wrote:
>I was studying John 14:22 and Judas asks Jesus TI GEGONEN HOTI HEMIN
>My question is how to understand TI GEGONEN. Does it mean
>a) "What has happened (that you now only intend to show yourslef to us and
>not to the world)
>b) "Why (do you intend to show yourself only to us and not to the world)

Neither, if you ask me.

Take it as "How will it occur/happen/be fulfilled that ..."

Much can be gleaned by how Jesus answers
the question put to him. Note that Jesus does not address
a "what" or a "why."

My thoughts,

Mark Wilson

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