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by timothy_p_mcmahon
April 8th, 2020, 4:09 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: “Pleophorical” Hendiadys
Replies: 8
Views: 195

Re: “Pleophorical” Hendiadys

Barry Hofstetter wrote: Avoid verbose sesquipedalian excrescence.
And eschew obfuscation.
by timothy_p_mcmahon
February 7th, 2020, 9:04 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: In Revelation 7:14, is there a grammatical reason why ἐκ shouldn't be read "since"?
Replies: 9
Views: 452

Re: In Revelation 7:14, is there a grammatical reason why ἐκ shouldn't be read "since"?

Regarding the present particple, οἱ ἐρχόμενοι ἐκ... Does that suggest that even though they are of a vast number, they are still coming? No. The present participle describes those who do an action, not necessarily those who are in the process of doing it, And even if the sense of the present tense ...
by timothy_p_mcmahon
December 28th, 2019, 5:14 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: τὰ χείλη ἡμῶν παρ᾿ ἡμῖν ἐστίν
Replies: 4
Views: 338

Re: τὰ χείλη ἡμῶν παρ᾿ ἡμῖν ἐστίν

It’s a woodenly literal rendering of Psalm 12:4 in LXX.
by timothy_p_mcmahon
December 12th, 2019, 3:41 am
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Why is αρχή plural in Genesis 1:16?
Replies: 4
Views: 528

Re: Why is αρχή plural in Genesis 1:16?

Is it possible the LXX translators read memshelet as memshalot and took that as a plural form?
by timothy_p_mcmahon
October 29th, 2019, 2:59 am
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: 1 Peter 2:17
Replies: 15
Views: 9457

Re: 1 Peter 2:17

If I could jump in on a question I’ve always had with this verse... why the tense/aspect shift between aorist and present forms of timao?
by timothy_p_mcmahon
July 7th, 2019, 2:57 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Mk. 6.14
Replies: 4
Views: 6016

Re: Mk. 6.14

I'd avoid the tense issue by going with "John the baptizer."
by timothy_p_mcmahon
June 29th, 2019, 11:23 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Col. 1:15
Replies: 8
Views: 7652

Re: Col. 1:15

Depends on your theology.
by timothy_p_mcmahon
June 28th, 2019, 1:59 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Help with French commentary, please (yes, it's relevant to Greek
Replies: 3
Views: 18068

Help with French commentary, please (yes, it's relevant to Greek

Came across the following in the Traduction Oecuménique de la Bible in the notes on μιας γυναικος ανηρ in 1 Timothy 3. Selon les commentateurs, l’apôtre viserait l’inconduite (mais cela n’allait-il pas de soi qu’il faille s’en abstenir?), ou bien il interdirait le remariage après veuvage, ou encore ...

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