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by rhutchin
February 14th, 2012, 4:05 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Romans 5:1
Replies: 2
Views: 518

Romans 5:1

We have: Δικαιωθεντες οὐν ἐκ πιστεως εἱρηνην ἐχομεν προς τον θεον δια του κυριου ἡμων Ιησου Χριστου. which is translated (NIV). Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: Could we shift the comma and have the translation read: Therefore being justified,...
by rhutchin
January 24th, 2012, 2:01 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Ephesians 2:8 - τοῦτο
Replies: 6
Views: 882

Ephesians 2:8 - τοῦτο

Ephesians 2:8

τῇ γὰρ χάριτί ἐστε σεσῳσμένοι διὰ την πίστεων και τοῦτο οὐκ ἐξ ὑμῶν θεοῦ τὸ δῶρον


Could τοῦτο refer ahead to δῶρον so that we might read the verse as, "and this (gift) is not of yourselves; the gift is of God."

Roger Hutchinson
by rhutchin
September 18th, 2011, 6:57 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: 1 Peter 1:1-2
Replies: 3
Views: 855

Re: 1 Peter 1:1-2

The issue, to me, is the way in which ἐκλεκτοῖς παρεπιδήμοις διασπορᾶς is to be read. I understand this can be, reading between the lines: ...to the elect specifically those who are now find themselves to be aliens having been scattered amongst foreign cities. You say that they are elect sojourners ...
by rhutchin
September 13th, 2011, 10:20 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: 1 Peter 1:1-2
Replies: 3
Views: 855

Re: 1 Peter 1:1-2

I found an article that addresses the basic issue I raised. It is at: Bibliotheca Sacra vol 137 Jan-Mar 1980 Designation of the Readers in 1 Peter 1:1–2 D. Edmond Hiebert From the article: Peter may here have intended [ἐκλεκτοῖς] as a noun, but the grammatical structure does not suggest it. It is mo...
by rhutchin
September 6th, 2011, 10:11 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: 1 Peter 1:1-2
Replies: 3
Views: 855

1 Peter 1:1-2

The text reads: PETROS...EKLEKTOIS PAREPIDHMOIS DIASPOPAS...KAI BIQUNIAS KATA PROGNWSIN QEOU PATROS EN hAGIASMOi PNEUMATOS EIS hUPAKOHN KAI RANTISMON AIMATOS IHSOU CRISTOU... The translations differ somewhat. Is this a particularly difficult passage to translate? 1. Should we read this as Peter writ...