CWRISQHi

Kevin W. Woodruff cierpke at prodigy.net
Fri Aug 4 14:30:26 EDT 2000


Mark:

CHORIZW in the passive voice according to BAGD, means to "separate
(oneself)" so we would say it in English in the active "to separate"

Kevin

At 03:41 PM 8/4/2000 GMT, you wrote:
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>1 Cor. 7:11
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>EAN DE KAI CWRISQHi
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>"But if she does depart"
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>I can not understand why CWRISQHi is translated as an Active when it is a 
>Passive from CWRIZW.
>
>It seems to me that Paul is saying Christians are not to divorce their 
>spouses, but they can not control whether or not they are divorced by 
>(Passive) their spouses.
>
>Is there any justification for translating this in an Active sense?
>
>If not, why on earth do most translations do so!
>
>Thank you,
>
>Mark Wilson
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