Acts 2:16 TOUTO ESTI
c stirling bartholomew
cc.constantine at worldnet.att.net
Mon Jun 17 16:01:17 EDT 2002
on 6/17/02 12:07 PM, Jonathan Ferguson wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone had dealt with Acts 2:16 recently. The verse
> in English reads, "But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel;"
> (KJV) My question is regarding TOUTO ESTI. Is there a grammatical rule that
> shows if this is saying "this is [Joel's prophecy being 100% fulfilled]" or
> is it saying "this is [like Joel's prophecy]" which J.D. Penetecost and
> other theologiains say.
ACTS 2:16 ALLA TOUTO ESTIN TO EIRHMENON DIA TOU PROFHTOU IWHL:
No, there is no such rule. Might be better if you quote exactly what J.D.
Penetecost had to say about this rather than attributing dubious ideas to
him. This is standard practice in academic discussions.
Clayton Stirling Bartholomew
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