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by Bill Ross 2
June 4th, 2011, 6:41 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Matthew 5:3a
Replies: 24
Views: 8957

Re: Matthew 5:3a

Just a bit.

I find this phrase completely incomprehensible, particularly the function of EN.

Is it obvious what it means, based on a good handle of the grammar? If so, what would be the grammatic principle that unlocks this?

Thanks.
by Bill Ross 2
June 3rd, 2011, 8:34 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Romans 5:5a
Replies: 2
Views: 745

Romans 5:5a

Does KATAISXUNEI imply "disappoint" or "shame"?

Rom 5:5a ἡ δὲ ἐλπὶς οὐ καταισχύνει,

Thank you.
by Bill Ross 2
June 3rd, 2011, 8:30 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Matthew 5:3a
Replies: 24
Views: 8957

Matthew 5:3a

Mat 5:3a μακάριοι οἱ πτωχοὶ τῷ πνεύματι..

What might this mean?

Thank you.
by Bill Ross 2
June 3rd, 2011, 8:28 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: John 14:30
Replies: 24
Views: 4448

John 14:30

καὶ ἐν ἐμοὶ οὐκ ἔχει οὐδέν

What might that mean?

Thanks.
by Bill Ross 2
June 3rd, 2011, 8:19 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Mt 1:19 AUTHN object or subject
Replies: 10
Views: 2782

Re: Mt 1:19 AUTHN objcet or subject

Oun, I'm thinking that perhaps the word order was what seemed incongruous (odd) to you, since authn appeared before [para]deigmatisai. I don't know if an infinitive, coupled with an object are usually in verb-object order (does anyone know), but it might be that it is a bit unusual for emphasis... "...

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