[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.
> 23:32.-HGONTO DE KAI hETEROI KAKOURGOI DUO SUN AUTWi
> 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
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