Ephesians 5:5 ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ τοῦ Χριστοῦ καὶ θεοῦ

Forum rules
Please quote the Greek text you are discussing directly in your post if it is reasonably short - do not ask people to look it up. This is not a beginner's forum, competence in Greek is assumed.

Ephesians 5:5 ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ τοῦ Χριστοῦ καὶ θεοῦ

Postby Jonathan Robie » October 13th, 2013, 7:54 am

Ephesians 5:5 wrote:τοῦτο γὰρ ⸀ἴστε γινώσκοντες ὅτι πᾶς πόρνος ἢ ἀκάθαρτος ἢ πλεονέκτης, ⸀ὅ ἐστιν εἰδωλολάτρης, οὐκ ἔχει κληρονομίαν ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ τοῦ Χριστοῦ καὶ θεοῦ.


This is an unusual phrase, isn't it? ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ τοῦ θεοῦ would not have surprised me, the Kingdom of God is a common phrase, the Kingdom of Christ and God much less so - does it occur elsewhere?
ἐξίσταντο δὲ πάντες καὶ διηποροῦντο, ἄλλος πρὸς ἄλλον λέγοντες, τί θέλει τοῦτο εἶναι;
Jonathan Robie
 
Posts: 1547
Joined: May 5th, 2011, 5:34 pm

Re: Ephesians 5:5 ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ τοῦ Χριστοῦ καὶ θεοῦ

Postby Pat Ferguson » October 13th, 2013, 2:10 pm

I haven't located any other occurrences of του χριστου και θεου in the BMT, TR, or KJV. Vulgate has "in regno Christi et Dei" (in the kingdom of Christ and God) also.

Earlier, the words for "in the kingdom of Christ and God" were penned by Clement of Alexandria (The Instructor III-48, ca. 175-220 CE) and Cyprian (Epistle LI-55, ca. 225-258 CE).
"That upon which you set your heart and put your trust is properly your god." (Martin Luther, Large Catechism 1.1-3)
Pat Ferguson
 
Posts: 14
Joined: September 23rd, 2013, 2:30 pm
Location: facebook.com/Heterodoxus


Return to New Testament

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

cron