Jn 11:37 question tag OUK
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Fri Mar 15 21:26:30 EST 2002
OUK EDUNATO hOUTOS hO ANOIXAS TOUS OFQALMOUS TOU TUFLOU POIHSAI hINA KAI
hOUTOS MH APOQANHi;
The basic Greek texts all teach about the expected yes answer of OU
Is the above verse intended to express that those who asked the question
expected that Jesus could have acted so that Lazarus might not have died?
Perhaps the question is intended rhetorically. Even in that case, though,
the question would seem to be an evaluation of the actions of Jesus, who
is evidently seen by the questioners as being able to accomplish this
miracle of stopping Lazarus'death, but did not.
Is the sense of the verse that the questioners expect that Jesus could
have prevented Lazarus' death and did not act, or that Jesus was evidently
not up to the task of preventing the death, despite His strong desire to
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