[B-Greek] Is this a semitism or normal Greek?
nebarry at verizon.net
Sun Feb 10 08:43:04 EST 2008
----- Original Message -----
From: "Randall Buth" <randallbuth at gmail.com>
To: "greek B-Greek" <b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org>; "Hugh Donohoe Jr."
<justusjcmylord at yahoo.com>
Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2008 6:02 AM
Subject: [B-Greek] Is this a semitism or normal Greek?
> When saying 'Semitic' it may be important to point out
> that Mark does not reflect an Aramaic narrative style
> with narrative tote (tote as a narrative conjunction),
> contrary what to Casey leads people to believe.
> Yes, SYMPOSIA SYMPOSIA is a Hebraism,
> but one that means, 'each and every, by each' rather
> than simply 'many'. It is rather rare in Greek and
> Aramaic, though attested in LXX.
Randall, this is the common wisdom, and I don't doubt it for a moment, but
would you mind citing examples from biblical Hebrew which use this example?
I'd be interested in seeing how the LXX translates them.
Thanks, no hurry, just curiosity.
N.E. Barry Hofstetter
Mentor, TNARS http://www.tnars.net/
Classics Instructor, TAA
More information about the B-Greek