Question on John 21:15

Jim West 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

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Quartz Hill School of Theology

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