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by timothy_p_mcmahon
December 2nd, 2018, 2:44 am
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: ἔνδοξος and εὐδόκησεν
Replies: 15
Views: 12395

Re: ἔνδοξος and εὐδόκησεν

The most obvious difference is that ἔνδοξος is an adjective while εὐδόκησεν is a verb.

The two words are related to each other in that both incorporate the root δοκ-, which has to do with thought, opinion, that sort of thing.
by timothy_p_mcmahon
November 2nd, 2018, 7:22 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: The meaning of εἰς in James 1:19
Replies: 3
Views: 1296

Re: The meaning of εἰς in James 1:19

Jonathan Robie wrote: November 2nd, 2018, 6:44 pm Then again, I think this is one of those things where the meaning is perfectly clear until you try to decide how to classify it.
Well stated!
by timothy_p_mcmahon
October 12th, 2018, 4:19 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Aorist participle in Eph. 1:9
Replies: 5
Views: 2131

Re: Aorist participle in Eph. 1:9

Perhaps it indicates means: "which he abundantly bestowed on us by making known the secret of his will..."
by timothy_p_mcmahon
October 3rd, 2018, 5:27 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Imperatives and encouragement
Replies: 21
Views: 19075

Re: Imperatives and encouragement

Your audio book author is one of those hyper-literalists who latch onto a term like imperative and make foolish observations. The imperative mood simply indicates that the speaker/writer wants the hearer/reader to do something. It can have the nuance of a request, an exhortation, a military-style or...
by timothy_p_mcmahon
September 5th, 2018, 1:11 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: The Genitive affect upon δικαιοσύνης
Replies: 5
Views: 1518

Re: The Genitive affect upon δικαιοσύνης

I am asking if the genitive in righteousness can be translated as "your righteousness" since it is possessive and Paul is addressing people. No, you can't. The use of a genitive as the object of a preposition does not include any of the senses the case normally carries. It's just the obje...
by timothy_p_mcmahon
August 20th, 2018, 7:49 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Books to help reading Hebrews
Replies: 9
Views: 8489

Re: Books to help reading Hebrews

I enjoyed the Word volumes by Lane.
by timothy_p_mcmahon
August 19th, 2018, 7:36 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Construing the participle in 2 Corinthians 8:9
Replies: 8
Views: 2637

Re: Construing the participle in 2 Corinthians 8:9

Jonathan Robie wrote: August 18th, 2018, 3:46 pm The particular phrase you are looking at is a simple apposition:

δι’ ὑμᾶς ἐπτώχευσεν -- πλούσιος ὤν
Do you mean parallelism? I've always understood apposition as describing two words/phrases which specify the same referent.

Whatever the nomenclature, thanks for pointing out this structure.
by timothy_p_mcmahon
August 12th, 2018, 11:48 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: NT Word Study
Replies: 13
Views: 12237

Re: NT Word Study

Barry Hofstetter wrote: August 12th, 2018, 2:49 pm "interlinears are the spawn of Satan"
Love it!
by timothy_p_mcmahon
July 21st, 2018, 2:06 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Requirements for Baptism
Replies: 7
Views: 9192

Re: Requirements for Baptism

If you find it, Shirley, please let us know.
by timothy_p_mcmahon
July 11th, 2018, 4:45 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: 1 Tim 5:17 διπλῆς τιμῆς
Replies: 8
Views: 3080

Re: 1 Tim 5:17 διπλῆς τιμῆς

Jonathan Robie wrote: July 11th, 2018, 8:30 am As opposed to twice the remuneration?

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