moon at saint.soongsil.ac.kr
Sat Apr 17 00:20:17 EDT 1999
I am puzzled over Mk 2:21b:
EI DE MH, AIREI TO PLHROMA AP' AUTOU TO KAINON TOU PALAIOU KAI
CEIRON SCISMA GINETAI.
1) I understand TO PLHROMA to be the thing that fills the original
hole of the old garment. But still I find this expression strange?
Any helpful comments?
2) What kind of accusative is TO KAINON?
The translations take TO KAINON TOU PALAIOU as a kind of
3) In CEIRON SCISMA GINETAI, is SCISMA the subject of GINETAI?
I wonder if it is so, because SCISMA lacks the article TO.
Or should we understand it to mean "It (the garment) became
a worse SCISMA"?
Dept of Computer Science
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