Numberup at Numberup at
Sat Nov 13 16:16:25 EST 1999

I will limit my reply to your question, is "in your (pl) midst" a
[grammatically]  acceptable translation"  for ENTOS  hUMWN?  The simple
answer is Yes.  You might want to consult works such as "The New
Linguistic and Exegetical Key to the Greek New Testament," by Rogers and
Rogers, or the lexicons of Bauer, Gingrich and Danker, or Thayer, among

Solomon Landers
Memra Institute for Biblical Research

Grant wrote:

> I have been part of B-Greek for a few weeks but I'm learning Greek.  I
> have a limited knowledge.  My question is: "At Luke 17:21, "oude
> erousin idou wde h ekei idou gar h basileia tou yeou entov umwn
> estin"  can this be translated "The Kingdom of God is in your midst or
> the Kingdom of God is inside of you."  Aside from any religious
> beliefs, is "in your midst" an acceptable translation?  The reason i
> say this is because if it is translated "inside of you" it gives the
> idea that the Kingdom of God is a heart condition which i sincerely
> don't feel fits the context of the passage and how you(plural) is
> relating to the Pharisees as the subject.  I don't even know if i am
> writing to the correct place but i would much appreciate a
> clarification.sincerely,grant
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