CAIREIN in 2 John 10

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at
Wed May 22 14:12:04 EDT 2002

At 9:04 AM -0500 5/22/02, boyd at wrote:
>Dear Manolis,
>Your thoughts on 2 John 10 were the same as what I was thinking.
><<"CAIREIN" MH LEGETE AUTWi = Don't say "CAIREIN" to him.
>It seems possible to me. . . Any thoughts?>>
>I'm so used to seeing CAIREIN stand alone that it naturally
>seemed like direct discourse.

Sure: look at the word-order, after all. Says, "Hi! Don't talk to him." But
you think it could mean "Don't say 'Hi!' to him"?

Carl W. Conrad
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