[B-Greek] Lk. 9:57

Ann Nyland accuratebibles at ozemail.com.au
Fri Jul 11 21:40:44 EDT 2003


Hi Lawrence, well, without commenting on what you say about the context, hODOS commonly means "journey" in the papyri, and is even used metaphorically as English uses "way" - find "a way' to do something. Its meaning was pretty much unchanged from Homeric times.
Ann Nyland

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Carl W. Conrad" <cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu>
To: "Biblical Greek" <b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 12, 2003 9:14 AM
Subject: [B-Greek] Lk. 9:57


> Forwarded for Lawrence Farley [I have no idea why the message was addressed
> to me when it was obviously intended for the list--cwc]
> 
> From: "farley" <lfarley at sprint.ca>
> To: "Carl W. Conrad" <cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu>
> Subject: Re: [B-Greek] Lk. 9:57
> Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 15:40:36 -0700
> 
> Dear All:
> 
>     In Lk. 9:57, it reads: POREUOMENWN AUTWN EN TH ODW, sometimes translated
> as "as they were going along the road", and sometimes as "as they  were
> going in the way".  Is the word ODOS flexible enough to denote any
> journey--including a journey by boat (which is the location of the sayings
> in the Matthean parallel)?
> 
>     Thank you in advance for any help.
>     Yours faithfully,
>     Lawrence Farley, Langley, B.C.



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