Question of gender

Polycarp66 at aol.com Polycarp66 at aol.com
Tue May 14 21:59:12 EDT 2002


In a message dated 5/14/2002 7:48:17 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
thucy72 at yahoo.com writes:

    Can you cite any passages that support a semantic
difference between Petros and Petra?
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How about these 2?

 2 Maccabees 1.15

ANOICANTES THN TOU FATNWMATOS KRUPTHN QURAN BALLONTES PETROUS SUNEKERAUNWSAN 
TON hHGEMONA KAI MELH POIHSANTES KAI TAS KEFALAS AFELONTES TOIS ECW PARERRIYAN
 
Opening the secret door in the ceiling, they threw stones and struck down the 
leader and his men, and dismembered them and cut off their heads and threw 
them to the people outside.

The Revised Standard Version

 Mt 7.24
 
PAS OUN hOSTIS AKOUEI MOU TOUS LOGOUS TOUTOUS KAI POIEI AUTOUS, hOMOIWQHSETA 
ANDRI FRONIMWi, hOSTIS WiKOKOMHSEN AUTOU THN OIKIAN EPI THN PETRAN

“Every one then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a 
wise man who built his house upon the rock; 
 
The Revised Standard Version.

They threw PETROI, but it was PETRA on which the house was built.

gfsomsel



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