[B-Greek] 1 Timothy 6,7 Movable Nu
mitchlarramore at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 25 06:23:45 EDT 2004
Why the movable nu on the first OUDE? And why no
movable nu on the second (since the word following
begins with a vowel?)
--- Eddie Mishoe <edmishoe at yahoo.com> wrote:
> OUDEN GAR EISHNEGKAMEN EIS TON KOSMON, hOTI OUDE
> EXENEGKEIN TI DUNAMEQA
> NET Bible note:
> The Greek conjunction hOTI usually means "because,"
> but here it takes the sense "so that" (see BDAG 732
> s.v. 5.c). This unusual sense led to textual
> ("it is clear that" or "it is true that"), as
> attempted to correct what appeared to be an error.
> simple conjunction is preferred on both internal and
> external grounds.
> I have not come across a satisfactory explanation
> this hOTI, including this NET note. Is there another
> meaning to hOTI that others have run across in their
> readings that would give a better sense to the
> relationship of these two clauses? (The second
> does not seem to me to follow logically from the
> first. Both may be true, but I don't see one lending
> support to the other.)
> Eddie Mishoe
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