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by David Robinson
September 17th, 2011, 12:32 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Theos?
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Theos?

How do you see the use of "Theos" in the Greek texts, LXX or NT, do you see it applying only to The Almighty God when preceded by "ho," "ton," etc. etc. or not?

Coming here by suggestion, which might be quite good.

DR
by David Robinson
September 17th, 2011, 3:26 am
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: A god?
Replies: 42
Views: 8306

Re: A god?

Shirley Rollinson wrote:Come on guys - quit beating up on a newbie.
Toujours la politesse,
Shirley Rollinson

PS - how does one get emoticons and greek text on this ( popon ) message box ?????
The FAQ page really needs a section on how to write and edit messages.
No problems this is just one way I learn.

Tar
DR
by David Robinson
September 16th, 2011, 5:25 pm
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: A god?
Replies: 42
Views: 8306

Re: A god?

The following are various comments from theologians and scholars on the Greek grammar pertaining to the above verse from the Gospel of John. I notice that the same set of quotes has been posted elsewhere on the Internet, including the same misspellings, in various theological debates. Please don't ...
by David Robinson
September 15th, 2011, 12:14 pm
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: A god?
Replies: 42
Views: 8306

Re: A god?

Thanks for all your replys I have lots to think about.

I only wish I had more free time.

DR
by David Robinson
September 15th, 2011, 9:59 am
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: A god?
Replies: 42
Views: 8306

Re: A god?

Jonathan Robie wrote:
David Robinson wrote:I am new here so would you please help me to understand the Greek sentance please?
How well do you read Greek?
Not so good that is why I am here to expaned what I know, I hope.
by David Robinson
September 15th, 2011, 7:22 am
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: A god?
Replies: 42
Views: 8306

Re: A god?

Putting aside all doctrinal considerations , for or against, is it possible according to the grammar/syntax of the Greek to render the qualitative anarthrous predicate noun “theos” of John 1:1, “a god”? Ignoring the other things John said about Jesus, you mean? Are you asking if "a god" is grammati...
by David Robinson
September 15th, 2011, 7:21 am
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: A god?
Replies: 42
Views: 8306

Re: A god?

Putting aside all doctrinal considerations , for or against, is it possible according to the grammar/syntax of the Greek to render the qualitative anarthrous predicate noun “theos” of John 1:1, “a god”? Ignoring the other things John said about Jesus, you mean? Are you asking if "a god" is grammati...
by David Robinson
September 15th, 2011, 3:41 am
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: A god?
Replies: 42
Views: 8306

Re: A god?

Putting aside all doctrinal considerations , for or against, is it possible according to the grammar/syntax of the Greek to render the qualitative anarthrous predicate noun “theos” of John 1:1, “a god”? Ignoring the other things John said about Jesus, you mean? Are you asking if "a god" is grammati...
by David Robinson
September 15th, 2011, 3:37 am
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: A god?
Replies: 42
Views: 8306

Re: A god?

ἔγραψεν ὁ Δαυιδ: Putting aside all doctrinal considerations, for or against, is it possible according to the grammar/syntax of the Greek to render the qualitative anarthrous predicate noun “theos” of John 1:1, “a god”? Yes, David, it's not only possible but to me, all doctrinal considerations put a...
by David Robinson
September 15th, 2011, 3:34 am
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: A god?
Replies: 42
Views: 8306

Re: A god?

No. That is quite a short reply? Why so? This is some of the infomation I have found on this question:- The following are various comments from theologians and scholars on the Greek grammar pertaining to the above verse from the Gospel of John. 1) The LINGUISTIC KEY TO THE GREEK NEW TESTAMENT by Fr...