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by Bill Ross
May 25th, 2020, 9:08 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: In John 1:14, why is the deponent verb ἐγένετο translated as if passive?
Replies: 2
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In John 1:14, why is the deponent verb ἐγένετο translated as if passive?

[Jhn 1:14 MGNT] (14) καὶ ὁ λόγος σὰρξ ἐγένετο καὶ ἐσκήνωσεν ἐν ἡμῖν καὶ ἐθεασάμεθα τὴν δόξαν αὐτοῦ δόξαν ὡς μονογενοῦς παρὰ πατρός πλήρης χάριτος καὶ ἀληθείας IE: Taking σὰρξ as "flesh": "the Utterance made flesh and tented [in it]" Or, taking σὰρξ as "human," might it not be deponent and be read: ...
by Bill Ross
May 17th, 2020, 6:40 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?
Replies: 33
Views: 1135

Re: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?

No need to be so negative, Jerry, you're just being pospositivet.
by Bill Ross
May 17th, 2020, 7:06 am
Forum: Other
Topic: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?
Replies: 33
Views: 1135

Re: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?

Grammatical stand-up has a limited but loyal following!
by Bill Ross
May 16th, 2020, 10:47 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?
Replies: 33
Views: 1135

Re: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?

It's my spell checker, I swear!
by Bill Ross
May 15th, 2020, 7:56 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?
Replies: 33
Views: 1135

Re: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?

Thank you for posting that Perry. Should I understand from that that since the subject in the previous Claus is Satan, the subject and the claws under consideration now is non-optional and explains why it is explicit?
by Bill Ross
May 14th, 2020, 3:50 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?
Replies: 33
Views: 1135

Re: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?

Barry Hofstetter wrote:
May 14th, 2020, 3:38 pm
Bill Ross wrote:
May 14th, 2020, 11:51 am
Thank you Jeffrey, that makes more contextual sense, I think, and puts my concerns to rest.
I don't know who Jeffrey is, but I'll be sure to pass on your thanks if I meet him.
LOL. Well now you know what a dotard you're dealing with!
by Bill Ross
May 14th, 2020, 11:51 am
Forum: Other
Topic: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?
Replies: 33
Views: 1135

Re: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?

Thank you Jeffrey, that makes more contextual sense, I think, and puts my concerns to rest.
by Bill Ross
May 14th, 2020, 10:52 am
Forum: Other
Topic: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?
Replies: 33
Views: 1135

Re: In Acts 5:3, what is the function of σε?

Is it perhaps emphatic, along the lines of: "Ananias, how were YOU enticed by the enemy to deceive the holy breath [within the apostles] and conceal part of the land?" IE: "YOU should know better!"

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