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by Dwayne Green
September 21st, 2014, 9:57 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: John 3:18 Perfect Passive
Replies: 9
Views: 1768

Re: John 3:18 Perfect Passive

The word κρίνειν... The word κέκριται here can, but does not necessarily, imply a guilty verdict. Look at this interesting verse This along with your quote from Deut. 25:1 helped me to see the difference between a judgement and a judicial sentence (ie punishment). :) I mixed up the two, seeing a se...
by Dwayne Green
September 12th, 2014, 9:31 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: John 3:18 Perfect Passive
Replies: 9
Views: 1768

Re: John 3:18 Perfect Passive

Stephen Hughes wrote:When you say "judgement" do you mean what someone has been found guilty of, like in a sort of outcome of a trial process?
Hi Stephen, when I say judgement, I am referring to the "sentence passed" upon a guilty person. Perhaps this is the wrong idea here?
by Dwayne Green
September 11th, 2014, 10:22 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: John 3:18 Perfect Passive
Replies: 9
Views: 1768

John 3:18 Perfect Passive

John 3:18 wrote: ὁ δὲ μὴ πιστεύων ἤδη κέκριται,
I have a question about this verse: Does the perfect passive κέκριται imply that the judgement is the unbelief itself? Thoughts?
by Dwayne Green
September 11th, 2014, 5:20 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey o
Replies: 1
Views: 801

Hey o

Hey guys! Some of you may recognize me as Uberdwayne from the textkit forums. I've posted here before too, but its been so long I figured I might as well reintroduce myself. So here goes... My name is Dwayne Green, I live in South Western Ontario up in Canada :). I've been on the Greek train for abo...
by Dwayne Green
August 9th, 2013, 11:26 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Who does their main bible reading in Greek?
Replies: 28
Views: 14564

Re: Who does their main bible reading in Greek?

Hi Barry, I've been self studying for the last 4 years or so with the help of online communities, and although I'm no expert, I have found a level of reading fluency. I am able to read the gospels with relative ease, Luke is still hard though. I've come to expect certain patterns of usage in these b...

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