[B-Greek] hETEROI KAKOUPGOI in Luke 23:32

Ann Nyland accuratebibles at ozemail.com.au
Tue Feb 18 21:01:32 EST 2003

In "the good old days" hETEROS meant "of another kind" and I have even heard
it used on that basis (well, not on that basis alone I am sure) to suggest
the identity of the king in Ex. 1:8.
Ann Nyland

----- Original Message -----
From: <bertdehaan at gosympatico.ca>
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Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 12:49 PM
Subject: Re: Re: [B-Greek] hETEROI KAKOUPGOI in Luke 23:32

> >
> > From: "Harry  W. Jones" <hwjones2 at earthlink.net>
> > Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2003 19:20:01 -0800
> > To: "b-greek" <b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org>
> > Subject: Re: [B-Greek] hETEROI KAKOUPGOI in Luke 23:32
> >
> >
> > Hello Bert and gfsomsel,
> >
> > This is a very interesting question and the answer seems to be in the
> > meaning of the word hETEROS(hETEROI). Looking in BDAG page 399 at entry
> > it says,"pert. to being distinct from some other item implied or
> > 'other' "  We find hETEROI listed under 1. b. Beta. which gives Luke
> > and translates KAI hETEROI KAKOURGOI DUO as "also two others, who were
> > criminals"  In other words the two others were distinctly different from
> > Jesus.
> I understand how hETEROI can function as a noun here with KAKOURGOI DUO
giving additional information. Would translating it like;" also
others,namely two criminals, were led away with him..." do justice to this?
> One more question: How would it have to be written if hETEROI functioned
like an adjective modifying KAKOURGOI (this is possible is it not?)so that
it would read in English something like: "Also different kinds of criminals
were led away..."
> Bert de Haan

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