EN XRISTWi IHSOU-Phil. 4:7

Jim West jwest at Highland.Net
Mon Jul 12 12:59:05 EDT 1999


At 08:51 AM 7/12/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Dear Carl, Carlton, and Jim,
>
>Thanks for your help with the "peace of God" phrase in Phil. 4:7. I
>have one more question related to this passage. Could EN XRISTWi IHSOU
>denote the means by which God gives His peace? 


Yes- taking the en as instrumental.  That is, in fact, how I take it.

>Is it possible to
>understand this clause as "by Christ Jesus" or "by means of Christ
>Jesus"?

Yup-

(now awaiting more diasagreement)  ;-P

best,

Jim
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