From: RUSSELL RANKIN (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Oct 03 2001 - 04:17:33 EDT
Article + Adjective in the Genitive = Substantive use = used as a Noun ----
Shouldn't the Article then play a role in the translation also?
"the of the Spirit [noun] things" -- "the things of the Spirit"
OR "the Spirit's things"
Context addressing the things the Spirit does is chpts. 12-14 -- "there are
different administrations" which include more than CHARISMATA. One major
'thing' is AGAPE in chpt.13. "Now concerning the Spirit's work" could be a
translation that reflects all these things.
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
At 12:31 PM 10/3/01 +1000, B. Ward Powers wrote:
>A couple of questions about what to do with PNEUMATIKOS.
>The adjective PNEUMATIKOS is found in 1 Corinthians 12:1 and 14:1 in the
>plural forms PNEUMATIKWN and PNEUMATIKA respectively, where this is almost
>universally rendered, in the different translations, as "spiritual gifts".
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