[B-Greek] logizomai: Hebrews 11:19

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Mon Jan 27 08:02:37 EST 2003


All these LOGOS words (like Latin "ratio" and English "tell/tale") may
point semantically both to counting/calculation/concluding and to
telling/retelling/narrating. So, in southern U.S. diction, LOGIZOMAI +
"reckon as how" (with a substantive object clause).

At 11:41 PM +1100 1/27/03, Ann Nyland wrote:
>Yes, also used of numerical calculations - he figured that...
>Ann Nyland
>
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>> 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."
>>
>>
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