Jn 2:4 γύναι: JK Gayle on BLT blog

Jn 2:4 γύναι: JK Gayle on BLT blog

Postby cwconrad » November 3rd, 2013, 10:36 am

I don't think anybody is fully comfortable with his/her understanding of the "tone" of γύναι in Jesus' response to his mother in John's narrative of the Wedding at Cana. J.K. Gayle has an interesting blog entry on it this morning:

http://bltnotjustasandwich.com/2013/11/ ... pel-greek/
Carl W. Conrad
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