[B-Greek] KHFAS is it Greek?
jwest at highland.net
Wed Aug 24 10:41:32 EDT 2005
It's a loan word from Aramaic. Like English, Greek, especially the
Greek spoken by the early Christians in Palestine, was not unfamiliar
with loan words.
Richard Richmond wrote:
> I have been told that KHFAS is not really a Greek word
> but an Aramaicism. Yet I find it in Liddell-Scott and
> it appears in two letters 1Cor and GaL (4 times in
> each) written to Greek speaking congregations who
> presumably would have known its Greek meaning. Can
> anyone shed any light on this issue?
> Rick Richmond rickr2889 at yahoo.com
Jim West, ThD
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