Gnosis/Ginwskw Valencia Peterson

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at
Mon Sep 3 03:11:49 EDT 2001

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>From: "lydna" <lydna at>
>To: Biblical Greek <b-greek at>
>Subject: [b-greek] Gnosis/Ginwskw  Valencia Peterson
>Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2001 00:38:03 -0700
>I wasn't sure this question went through the first time, so I'm sending it
>Is it correct that gnosis is the substitive for ginwskw? As in, ginwskw is
>the verb to know, and gnosis is the thing known. Is there a substitive for
>the greek verb oida, like gnosis is for ginwskw? If not, why not? John never
>used the substitive for ginwskw, is this correct? And is there no substitive
>for oida?

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