[B-Greek] 2 Cor 12:7 beatings or diseases
Jeffrey B. Gibson
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Fri Jan 9 19:38:32 EST 2009
George F Somsel wrote:
> There is a certain amount of deduction involved in stating that this "thorn in the flesh" is a reference to problems with his eyes (incidentally, the word doesÂ signify a "thorn" or "splinter").Â This deduction involves the reference to his Damascus Road experience and subsequent temporary blindness as recorded in Acts as well as his reference to his large writing in his letter to the Galatians.Â
Actually the deduction seems to stem from his acknowledgment in Gal 4:15
that the Galatians would have given him their eyes, doesn't it?
Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon)
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