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

B. D. Colt babc2 at attbi.com
Tue Feb 18 23:16:13 EST 2003

On 18 Feb 2003 at 20:49, bertdehaan at gosympatico.ca wrote:

> > 
> > From: "Harry  W. Jones" <hwjones2 at earthlink.net>
> > 
> > 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 #1 it says,"pert. to being distinct from some other item
> > implied or mentioned, 'other' "  We find hETEROI listed under 1. b.
> > Beta. which gives Luke 23:32 and translates KAI hETEROI KAKOURGOI
> > DUO as "also two others, who were criminals"  In other words the two
> > others were distinctly different from Jesus.

Wouldn't the 'KAI' add to the effect of separating the KAKOURGOI from 
our Lord?  "Also others . . ."  No authority for this; it's just the 
way it feels to me.

> 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..."

Barbara D. Colt, mailto:babc2 at attbi.com
St John the Evangelist, San Francisco
>From envy, Hatred, and malice and all uncharitableness
Good Lord deliver us.

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