TI GEGONEN in John 14:22

Mark Wilson emory2oo2 at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 23 15:15:42 EDT 2001



Bret:

You wrote:
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>I was studying John 14:22 and Judas asks Jesus TI GEGONEN HOTI HEMIN 
>MELLEIS EMPHANIZEIN
>
>My question is how to understand TI GEGONEN.  Does it mean
>
>a)  "What has happened (that you now only intend to show yourslef to us and 
>not to the world)
>
>b) "Why (do you intend to show yourself only to us and not to the world)
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Neither, if you ask me.

Take it as "How will it occur/happen/be fulfilled that ..."

Much can be gleaned by how Jesus answers
the question put to him. Note that Jesus does not address
a "what" or a "why."

My thoughts,

Mark Wilson




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