Question on John 21:15
jwest at highland.net
Wed May 8 20:27:51 EDT 2002
At 05:18 PM 5/8/02 -0700, you wrote:
>> Do you love me more than these [love me]?
>> Do you love me more than [you love] these?
>>Is it ambiguous in the Greek, too? There it is:
>> Helmut Richter
>Could someone give a definite answer? =20
ah-- the old definitive answer... that's what i live for. ;-)
toutwn here equals *disciples* (ablative of comparison).
ergo- *do you love me more than these disciples do?*
there- definitively, concretely, and absolutely!
Jim West, ThD
Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies
Quartz Hill School of Theology
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