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by Alanpaul
October 24th, 2014, 12:23 am
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: εἷς ἐστὶν ὁ θεός
Replies: 9
Views: 2894

Re: εἷς ἐστὶν ὁ θεός

Mandate 1 of the Shepherd of Hermas begins: πρῶτον πάντων πίστευσον, ὅτι εἷς ἐστὶν ὁ θεός. I think he's getting this line from James 2:19 σὺ πιστεύεις ὅτι εἷς ἐστιν ὁ θεός; καλῶς ποιεῖς· καὶ τὰ δαιμόνια πιστεύουσιν καὶ φρίσσουσιν. Among the several readings the chief difference turns on the presenc...
by Alanpaul
October 23rd, 2014, 6:13 am
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: εἷς ἐστὶν ὁ θεός
Replies: 9
Views: 2894

εἷς ἐστὶν ὁ θεός

Mandate 1 of the Shepherd of Hermas begins: πρῶτον πάντων πίστευσον, ὅτι εἷς ἐστὶν ὁ θεός.. The Roberts-Donaldson translation is: ‘First of all, believe that there is one God..’ (uniqueness) But J B Lightfoot’s version is ‘First of all, believe that God is One..’ (unity, wholeness) (Source: Early Ch...

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