[B-Greek] Double article
George F Somsel
gfsomsel at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 19 19:48:40 EST 2011
I think you're trying to rely on your English language experience too much.
This is a standard way to state such in Greek. Read more and you'll see.
… search for truth, hear truth,
learn truth, love truth, speak the truth, hold the truth,
defend the truth till death.
- Jan Hus
From: Joe Ripley <joseph.ripley at ntlworld.com>
To: b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org
Sent: Sat, February 19, 2011 5:14:22 PM
Subject: [B-Greek] Double article
Dear List - Does anyone have any thoughts about the use of the double article in
hO hUIOS TOU ANQRWPOU which Jesus used of himself many times? He even asked the
newly healed man who had been born blind, if he knew who "The son of the man
is". Stephen used it too when he saw Jesus at the right side of God.
In Daniel 7, Revelation 14 and Ezekiel 37 no definite article is used for "son
Could it be some Jewish 'code speak' for Messiah, "The man" being perhaps
understood to be David or maybe Adam?
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