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- September 5th, 2018, 1:11 am
- Forum: What does this text mean?
- Topic: The Genitive affect upon δικαιοσύνης
- Replies: 5
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I am asking if the genitive in righteousness can be translated as "your righteousness" since it is possessive and Paul is addressing people. No, you can't. The use of a genitive as the object of a preposition does not include any of the senses the case normally carries. It's just the object of δια....
- August 19th, 2018, 7:36 pm
- Forum: New Testament
- Topic: Construing the participle in 2 Corinthians 8:9
- Replies: 8
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Do you mean parallelism? I've always understood apposition as describing two words/phrases which specify the same referent.
Whatever the nomenclature, thanks for pointing out this structure.
I'm still not entirely following the logic of the proposed interpretation referenced in the original post. The significance of the get (βιβλίον ἀποστασίου) is to free the divorced woman for remarriage. For the husband to dismiss his wife without granting her the legal paperwork leaves her in a very...