[B-Greek] logizomai: Hebrews 11:19

Matthew Miller biblicalscribe at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 27 00:32:34 EST 2003


Hi,
Thanks for the reply. By the way, I am from Lafayette, Louisiana. So, would 
logizomai have any meaning similar to "to reason logically?" Matt

"Invariably exacerbating and complicated verbage consistently effects in me 
repulsion of prolific proportions."




>From: Clwinbery at aol.com
>Reply-To: Biblical Greek <b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org>
>To: b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: Re: [B-Greek] logizomai: Hebrews 11:19
>Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 00:24:48 EST
>
>
>In a message dated 1/26/03 10:58:23 PM, biblicalscribe at hotmail.com writes:
>
> >In terms of the verb logizomai, which I know is at least in Hebrews 
>11:19,
> >
> >how is it best translated? How often does it occur in the NT? Thanks!
> >Matthew Miller
>
>The verse you refer to reads:  Heb. 11:19 LOGISAMENOS hOTI KAI EK NEKRWN
>EGEIREIN DUNAROS hO QEOS, hOQEN AUTON KAI EN PARABOLHi EKOMISATO.
>
>LOGIZOMAI can indicate consideration, reckoning, keeping a record, even
>believing in a way. In this verse I would render it "considering that . . 
>."
>or "He believed that God was able to raise the dead, therefore he received
>him back parabolically speaking."
>
>Carlton Winbery,
>Louisiana College
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