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by R. Perkins
October 31st, 2020, 3:54 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Romans 13.1-7 & Civil Authority Question
Replies: 5
Views: 308

Re: Romans 13.1-7 & Civil Authority Question

Yes, do try to keep it to the Greek... :) Note the vocabulary, and compare it with the actual language used to describe the leadership in the church, such as in 2 Tim 3. Not even remotely the same. I don't see anything in 2Tim 3 relevant to Romans 13.1-7. 1Tim 3 talks about leaders ... 1Tim 3:4 τοῦ...
by R. Perkins
October 30th, 2020, 1:54 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Romans 13.1-7 & Civil Authority Question
Replies: 5
Views: 308

Re: Romans 13.1-7 & Civil Authority Question

Yes, do try to keep it to the Greek... :) Note the vocabulary, and compare it with the actual language used to describe the leadership in the church, such as in 2 Tim 3. Not even remotely the same. If you check the lexicons, you'll find that ὑπερέχω has a fairly wide range referring to those in con...
by R. Perkins
October 29th, 2020, 6:10 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Romans 13.1-7 & Civil Authority Question
Replies: 5
Views: 308

Romans 13.1-7 & Civil Authority Question

(Analytical Greek New Testament) Romans 13.1: Πᾶσα ψυχὴ ἐξουσίαις ὑπερεχούσαις ὑποτασσέσθω . οὐ γὰρ ἔστιν ἐξουσία εἰ μὴ ὑπὸ θεοῦ, αἱ δὲ οὖσαι ὑπὸ θεοῦ τεταγμέναι εἰσίν. NET 13.1: Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except by God’s appointment, and the ...
by R. Perkins
April 4th, 2019, 7:51 am
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Did Jesus Refer to the Law as the LXX?
Replies: 4
Views: 6297

Re: Did Jesus Refer to the Law as the LXX?

The usual explanation is that Jesus said "yod" and that Matthew used the the closest Greek equivalent. To say that this refers to the LXX would be a mighty big stretch. Okay, I have indeed read this interpretation from a couple of exegetes. Just running my musings by those w. far more kno...
by R. Perkins
April 4th, 2019, 7:48 am
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Did Jesus Refer to the Law as the LXX?
Replies: 4
Views: 6297

Re: Did Jesus Refer to the Law as the LXX?

Far far far from an expert here but the question assumes that the recorded sentence was originally Greek therefore used ιωτα I didnt want to weight in on the discussion of languages spoken in Palestine, but for this issue we could be dealing with a translation of a Hebrew or Aramaic original spoken...
by R. Perkins
April 4th, 2019, 5:47 am
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Did Jesus Refer to the Law as the LXX?
Replies: 4
Views: 6297

Did Jesus Refer to the Law as the LXX?

(Analytical Greek New Testament; Mt. 5.18): ἀμὴν γὰρ λέγω ὑμῖν· ἕως ἂν παρέλθῃ ὁ οὐρανὸς καὶ ἡ γῆ, ἰῶτα ἓν ἢ μία κεραία οὐ μὴ παρέλθῃ ἀπὸ τοῦ νόμου, ἕως ἂν πάντα γένηται. I was reading a journal paper tonight on the importance of original language use by ministers when I noted that, in referring to ...
by R. Perkins
December 31st, 2018, 2:49 am
Forum: Church Fathers and Patristic Greek Texts
Topic: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar
Replies: 21
Views: 15748

Re: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar

Anyone who has done typesetting knows ligatures from typographic ligatures: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typographic_ligature When I learned how to set lead type, we had a tray with letters for "fi", "fl", "ffi", "ffl", and some other combinations. They look...
by R. Perkins
December 29th, 2018, 3:40 am
Forum: Church Fathers and Patristic Greek Texts
Topic: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar
Replies: 21
Views: 15748

Re: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar

Pardon my ignorance, but what exactly does the author mean by “ligatures” ? "The minuscule script is a joined-up or cursive script. As in other cursive scripts, letters attach to each other in a variety of ways. These connections between letters are known as ligatures... Keep in mind that the ...
by R. Perkins
December 28th, 2018, 4:05 am
Forum: Church Fathers and Patristic Greek Texts
Topic: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar
Replies: 21
Views: 15748

Re: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar

This manuscript is a 12th century codex of the four gospels, housed in the University Library in Basel and known as GA 2 in the standard numbering system. There is an online colour image of the page at http://ntvmr.uni-muenster.de/community/modules/papyri/?site=INTF&image=30002/undefined/2520/1...
by R. Perkins
December 28th, 2018, 4:04 am
Forum: Church Fathers and Patristic Greek Texts
Topic: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar
Replies: 21
Views: 15748

Re: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar

Learning Minuscule YouTube Videos about Minuscule by NativLang (Joshua Rudder) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GryhwMJAjoU&list=PL4842A06AD85AE80F Book by Joshua Rudder $22 "Learn to Write the Medieval Greek Minuscule Script" http://www.lulu.com/shop/joshua-rudder/learn-to-write-the-m...

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