Present tence copulative verbs

Jonathan Robie jonathan at
Sat Oct 31 12:59:57 EST 1998

At 12:51 PM 9/1/98 EDT, Apokrisis1 at wrote:
><< However, if this were a reference to Exodus 3:14, I would expect it to
> quote the entire phrase: EGW EIMI hO WN, "I Am who I Am". >>
>That is an interesting translation of this text. How did you come up with it?
>It seems to me that "I am the existing one," "I am the one who is" or "I am
>the Being" is much more in line with the grammar of the LXX. 

Hah! I simply quoted what I'd learned in Sunday School...not a great way to
do Greek translation. I agree with you on this.


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