[b-greek] Matt. 1:24

From: Wayne Leman (wayne_leman@sil.org)
Date: Wed Nov 14 2001 - 12:01:23 EST

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from a recent English version:

"When Joseph woke up from his sleep, he did as the Lord's angel had
commanded him. He took his wife home."

Does "He took his wife home" strike you as an accurate translation of

It doesn't seem accurate to me, but I'd like to check with others. To me the
Greek sounds like it has more the meaning of "he took her to be his wife,"
that is, he completed the marriage arrangement, rather than breaking the

Wayne Leman

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