[B-Greek] hUPOSTASIS Hebrews 3:14
Jeffrey B. Gibson
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Thu Jan 10 17:21:40 EST 2008
Michael Abernathy wrote:
> I assume you are confused by my awkward translation.
> I didn't want to add too many words that weren't in the Greek manuscript.
> Here's the same verse in the NIV
> ^14 We have come to share in Christ if we hold firmly till the end the
> confidence we had at first
> hUPOSTASIS often carries the idea of existence or substance.
> I thought here it might refer to Jesus as creator rather than the basis
> of our confidence.
Why? What grammatical, not lexical, justification could you offer in support of this idea?
Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon)
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