Hebrews 4:12

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Jhv1964
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Hebrews 4:12

Post by Jhv1964 » February 4th, 2016, 10:31 pm

Refering to english translation of hebrews 4:12 ...Why is ' tou theou ' translated as 'of God' rather than 'the God'?
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Re: Hebrews 4:12

Post by Jonathan Robie » February 5th, 2016, 2:39 pm

Jhv1964 wrote:Refering to english translation of hebrews 4:12 ...Why is ' tou theou ' translated as 'of God' rather than 'the God'?
Welcome to B-Greek!

Instead of just answering your question, let me suggest that you read this chapter on Greek nouns, which explains it in some detail. Feel free to ask questions about anything you do not understand in that description.

And a little housekeeping: We have a user name policy that requires use of your real name to post here. Please follow the directions, and we can change your name accordingly.
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ἐξίσταντο δὲ πάντες καὶ διηποροῦντο, ἄλλος πρὸς ἄλλον λέγοντες, τί θέλει τοῦτο εἶναι;
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