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by Jonathan Robie
February 8th, 2018, 11:15 am
Forum: Announcements, Questions, and Policies
Topic: Attaching Images
Replies: 1
Views: 1321

Attaching Images

Someone asked how to attach images, so I thought I would answer here in case it helps others. When you create or edit a message, there is an "Attachments" tab at the bottom (highlighted in green). Select this tab. 1.png Now select the "Add files" button from the "Attachments" tab: 2.png Now you will...
by Jonathan Robie
February 7th, 2018, 4:46 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: 1 Corinthians 12:4-5 δὲ vs καὶ
Replies: 16
Views: 1345

Re: 1 Corinthians 12:4-5 δὲ vs καὶ

I'm reading these chapters again now, thanks to this thread. It's worth re-reading as your language skills improve.
by Jonathan Robie
February 7th, 2018, 4:45 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Lucian of Samosata’s A True History
Replies: 7
Views: 630

Re: Lucian of Samosata’s A True History

Josip Bošnjak wrote:
February 7th, 2018, 3:47 pm
Hi,
Thank you for approving my post :)
My real name is Josip Bošnjak.
Welcome, Josip! I changed your user name, your password remains the same.
by Jonathan Robie
February 7th, 2018, 3:36 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Lucian of Samosata’s A True History
Replies: 7
Views: 630

Re: Lucian of Samosata’s A True History

What are the best versions of this text available in Greek online? Christophe Ricco used this during last summer's class, are there teaching resources for it?
by Jonathan Robie
February 3rd, 2018, 10:22 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: John 3:2 Ῥαββί (רַבִּי) and διδάσκαλος
Replies: 9
Views: 826

Re: John 3:2 Ῥαββί (רַבִּי) and διδάσκαλος

See articles in Buth and Notley, 2014, especially the article on EBRAISTI showing how otherwise respected scholars could mis-read clear statements in the primary literature. The Language Environment of First Century Judaea Is there a good article with your own conclusions about the language they wo...
by Jonathan Robie
February 2nd, 2018, 10:54 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: John 3:2 Ῥαββί (רַבִּי) and διδάσκαλος
Replies: 9
Views: 826

Re: John 3:2 Ῥαββί (רַבִּי) and διδάσκαλος

We still use the title Rabbi when we speak English, that doesn't mean that every English text that uses that word was translated from Hebrew. They also use the same title in German, French, Russian, Hungarian ... In this passage, Ῥαββί is a normal form of address for a Jewish teacher, but ἀπὸ θεοῦ ...
by Jonathan Robie
February 1st, 2018, 10:45 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: John 2:22 Jesus said the word, or the word and the writing?
Replies: 5
Views: 484

Re: John 2:22 Jesus said the word, or the word and the writing?

PhillipLebsack wrote:
February 1st, 2018, 6:15 am
I'm wondering though is there any way to tell objectively where to draw the line for dependent clauses?
The question you asked in the original post is one clue. Do people speak writings? Context and meaning are as important as syntax.
by Jonathan Robie
February 1st, 2018, 9:48 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: John 3:2 Ῥαββί (רַבִּי) and διδάσκαλος
Replies: 9
Views: 826

Re: John 3:2 Ῥαββί (רַבִּי) and διδάσκαλος

We still use the title Rabbi when we speak English, that doesn't mean that every English text that uses that word was translated from Hebrew. They also use the same title in German, French, Russian, Hungarian ... In this passage, Ῥαββί is a normal form of address for a Jewish teacher, but ἀπὸ θεοῦ ἐ...
by Jonathan Robie
January 31st, 2018, 7:25 pm
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: ἄρτι vs νῦν
Replies: 14
Views: 1184

Re: ἄρτι vs νῦν

Shirley Rollinson wrote:
January 31st, 2018, 6:59 pm
My gut feeling (and it's only that, I haven't the time to do a proper search right now) is that ἄρτι can carry a sense of "up until now", and νῦν can carry a sense of "now, at this moment"
Shirley R.
How do you read ἕως ἄρτι?
by Jonathan Robie
January 31st, 2018, 3:53 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: John 2:22 Jesus said the word, or the word and the writing?
Replies: 5
Views: 484

Re: John 2:22 Jesus said the word, or the word and the writing?

Jason Hare wrote:
January 31st, 2018, 2:51 pm
"They believed in the Scripture and in the word/message which Jesus spoke."

These are two separate things. Γραφή refers to the Scripture (Law, Prophets and Psalms, as it is called in the NT).
Yeah, like this:


καὶ
v ἐπίστευσαν
o
τῇ γραφῇ
καὶ
τῷ λόγῳ ὃν εἶπεν ὁ Ἰησοῦς