[b-greek] Re: 1 cor 11:14

From: Jim West (jwest@highland.net)
Date: Mon Sep 03 2001 - 20:35:49 EDT

At 08:24 PM 9/3/01 -0400, you wrote:

>Well, that's certainly novel, and it IS one secondary sense of the verb;
>but KOMAW was already used in Homer and continuously on down through Greek
>lit as "let hair grow long." I suppose that you will go on and translate 1
>Cor 11:15 as follows: "But if a woman plumes herself/puts on airs, it is
>her glory"?

but of course... ;-) *glory* used with a sarcastic tone.

best, and thanks



Jim West, ThD

Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies, Roane State Community College

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