From: Steven Lo Vullo (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Nov 30 2001 - 22:32:09 EST
On Friday, November 30, 2001, at 09:02 PM, DEXROLL@aol.com wrote:
> 3.11 hWS WMOSA EN TH ORGH MOU:
> EI EISELEUSONTAI EIS THN KATAVPAUSIVN MOU.
> In doing some work on Hebrews I came across this use of the
> as a sort of negative oath. Now, I can understand the basic meaning
> here as
> " if they shall enter my rest (or will they enter my rest ?) . No --
> will not ! ( understood apodosis)."
I think, in keeping with the Hebrew background, the understood apodosis
is some sort of self-maledictory oath: "If they enter into my rest, may
[something really bad] happen to me."
Steven Lo Vullo
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