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by timothy_p_mcmahon
July 28th, 2011, 2:28 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Questions about Mark 2:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1414

Re: Questions about Mark 2:23

David: I'm not sure I see any real difference between sabbath singular and sabbath plural, even in the context you cited. One might propose that the singular form means the sabbath in concept or a particular sabbath and the plural denotes numerous sabbath days. But that wouldn't make sense in verse ...
by timothy_p_mcmahon
July 20th, 2011, 11:41 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Heb. 2:17
Replies: 8
Views: 1443

Re: Heb. 2:17

I don't have the text of Clement in front of me (could you provide a citation?) but wouldn't the snippet you quoted mean 'we ought to give thanks to him in every respect' rather than 'we ought in every respect to give thanks to him' and thus correspond to the standard rendering of Hebrews 2:17 rathe...
by timothy_p_mcmahon
July 10th, 2011, 1:55 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Mark 1:27
Replies: 14
Views: 2922

Re: Mark 1:27

Here, the present infinitive is relative to the main verb, the present tense showing that the action is contemporaneous with that of the main verb. Tense in the infinitive is relative to the main verb? I know that's true of participles, but infinitives? I've always been led to believe that 'tense' ...
by timothy_p_mcmahon
July 9th, 2011, 12:05 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Colossians 2:12
Replies: 4
Views: 1400

Re: Colossians 2:12

Wary of crossing the line from Greek to theology, I would understand τῆς πίστεως τῆς ἐνεργείας τοῦ θεοῦ as 'the faithfulness of God's working'.
by timothy_p_mcmahon
June 4th, 2011, 10:13 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: How do I change my UserName?
Replies: 3
Views: 7675

How do I change my UserName?

Just now noticed the real name policy and need to change my username.

Would have sent a PM to administrator but cannot locate a PM button on any posts or in administrator's profile.

Please advise.

efcharisto.

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