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by Scott Cove
November 19th, 2013, 6:26 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: κατὰ πολίν, Titus 1:5.
Replies: 2
Views: 911

Re: κατὰ πολίν, Titus 1:5.

The preposition κατά is distributive here, like English per city . Also Crete is not a city but an island with several cities. Thanks, a simple check of geography would have confirmed that it is indeed distributive. I did know that Crete is an island, but simply forgot until it was pointed out. Tha...
by Scott Cove
November 19th, 2013, 1:06 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: κατὰ πολίν, Titus 1:5.
Replies: 2
Views: 911

κατὰ πολίν, Titus 1:5.

Hi All, Firstly, I have no idea if this belongs here or in the NT Text section (so mods, please feel free to move it if you wish). My question is this: in Titus 1:5, Paul writes: ...ἐν Κρήτῃ ἵνα τὰ λείποντα ἐπιδιορθώσῃ, καὶ καταστήσῃς κατὰ πόλιν ... I have translated this as "in Crete, so that you m...
by Scott Cove
November 19th, 2013, 12:45 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi There!
Replies: 3
Views: 1026

Hi There!

Hi there! My name is Scott Cove, and I am currently studying a Bachelor of Theology/Ministry Double degree at Melbourne School of Theology (In Melbourne, Australia of course!). Having just completed first year Greek (one of the most intensive in Oz, I am told), I am looking to keep my skills up, as ...

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