[b-greek] Re: EIS QEON

From: Steven R. Lo Vullo (doulos@appleisp.net)
Date: Wed Aug 29 2001 - 02:24:29 EDT

on 8/28/01 11:41 AM, Carl W. Conrad at cwconrad@artsci.wustl.edu wrote:

> Yes, of course, Greek has the ability to communicate the concept "become"
> simply by using the appropriate form of GINOMAI. But in the LXX--and not by
> any means only in this passage--the use of EIS + acc. with EINAI or
> GENESQAI is so common that it has to be considered a "Hebraism." See, for
> instance, F.C. Conybeare & St. George Stock, _A Grammqar of Septuagint
> Greek_ (my copy was published by Zondervan, I'm not sure who's reprinting
> this 19th-century classic intro to what was originally a book of LXX sample
> texts), #90c-e, They note that this originated in the LXX, is found several
> times in the GNT and also in the Apostolic Fathers.

Hi Carl:

My copy of the above work was published by Hendrickson and was printed in
February, 1995.

Steve Lo Vullo
Madison, WI

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