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by zpkenney
December 30th, 2015, 1:08 pm
Forum: Koine Greek Texts
Topic: Arrian's Discourses of Epictetus, Arrian's Introduction
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Arrian's Discourses of Epictetus, Arrian's Introduction

I recently picked up the Loeb Classical Library's edition of Arrian's Discourses of Epictetus , and I found even the first Greek sentence to have peculiar elements (to me). I was working these things out, and I wanted to be sure my thinking was correct here. The sentences reads as follows: οὔτε συνέ...
by zpkenney
November 24th, 2015, 5:23 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: נזר - "crown" βασίλειον, ἁγίασμα and νεζερ
Replies: 7
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Re: נזר - "crown" βασίλειον, ἁγίασμα and νεζερ

In considering the translation of נזר (nzr) as "holiness" or as "crown", is my thinking sound? I think this is almost accurate, but I think there is an important distinction to be made. I wouldn't say that נזר (nzr) means either of those things, but rather it conveys the concept of something that i...

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