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by Thomas Farrar
October 8th, 2013, 5:07 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: propheteuo + dative in Jude 14
Replies: 15
Views: 3636

Re: propheteuo + dative in Jude 14

Stirling, I only saw your post about the Job texts now. I'm not able to read Hebrew or Greek yet, so I'd appreciate if you could summarise in a bit more detail how this relates to the issue at hand. It is very interesting that 1 Kings 22:8 renders the same Hebrew as 22:18 using the prepositional con...
by Thomas Farrar
October 8th, 2013, 4:54 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: propheteuo + dative in Jude 14
Replies: 15
Views: 3636

Re: propheteuo + dative in Jude 14

Stephen, I'm not sure I follow you - are you suggesting that in v. 14 there is a break from the third person pronouns in the preceding verses, and that the prophecy is to/concerning the elect? Stirling, I've done my best to assemble all the uses of propheteuo in the LXX, Apocrypha and NT which inclu...
by Thomas Farrar
October 6th, 2013, 5:21 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Thomas Farrar
Replies: 1
Views: 869

Thomas Farrar

Dear B-Greek members, I am a 30 year old university lecturer in statistics based in Cape Town, South Africa. In my spare time I'm currently studying toward a B.Th. degree with King's Evangelical Divinity School in the UK. I'm a novice when it comes to biblical Greek. I hope to learn a lot from my pa...
by Thomas Farrar
October 6th, 2013, 5:17 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: propheteuo + dative in Jude 14
Replies: 15
Views: 3636

Re: propheteuo + dative in Jude 14

Thank you Stephen for your thoughtful reply which has a lot of wisdom in it that I will take to heart.
by Thomas Farrar
October 6th, 2013, 4:58 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: propheteuo + dative in Jude 14
Replies: 15
Views: 3636

Re: propheteuo + dative in Jude 14

Dear Jonathan, Thank you for the feedback, in the future I won't link to theological controversies. I think you've captured the first part of my question well. I would also like to know whether the Greek grammar of Jude 14 conveys the idea of a false or uninspired prophecy (in light of the similar c...
by Thomas Farrar
October 6th, 2013, 10:52 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: propheteuo + dative in Jude 14
Replies: 15
Views: 3636

propheteuo + dative in Jude 14

Hi all, I'm looking for assistance with an exegetical question which depends on Greek grammar. I have Daniel B. Wallace's Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament and have dabbled in the basics of koine Greek but haven't yet completed even a first course in it. So I can use all the help I can get. I a...

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