A SUMMARY OF THE ISSUES CURROUNDING EGW EIMI IN JOHN 8:58
jonathan at texcel.no
Thu Sep 3 12:48:39 EDT 1998
At 04:22 PM 9/3/98, Ben Crick wrote:
>On Wed 2 Sep 98 (21:14:47), jonathan at texcel.no wrote:
>> Curious, the LXX in my Gramcord says EGW EIMI EGW EIMI hO KURIOS. I
>> wonder why this differs from Brenton if there are, as you say, no
>> variant readings.
> As Alice said, "Curiouser and curiouser". (Lewis Carroll, /Alice in
Is this derived from KURIOS?
> I don't think it affects the exegesis in any material way. The opposite
> and contrary vice to the vice of Dittography is Haplography. If one
> scribe is dictating Scriptures to a whole roomful of writing scribes,
> sometimes a word or phrase is duplicated; sometimes omitted. It happens.
Haplography. It happens.
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