[B-Greek] Mark 3:13-19 Translation Issues

Dan Gleason dan-bgreek at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 15 16:12:18 EST 2005

Dear George

You've got to open up your mind a little bit to some new translation 
Read my reply to Webb re this "ascended into" issue.

Dan Gleason

>From: George F Somsel <gfsomsel at juno.com>
>To: webb at selftest.net
>CC: dan-bgreek at hotmail.com,b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: Re: [B-Greek] Mark 3:13-19 Translation Issues
>Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 14:41:37 -0500
>On Tue, 15 Nov 2005 11:02:10 -0800 "Webb" <webb at selftest.net> writes:
> > Dear Dan,
> > Sample comment:
> > And he ascended into (EIS) the Mountain ...
> > No English speaker would use the word "ascended" to describe a
> > person
> > walking up a mountain. Mountain climbing, maybe... In English you
> > say "going
> > into the mountains" or "going up the mountain", or "going up on the
> > mountain", but never "going into the mountain". English and Greek
> > prepositions simply don't correspond one to one, and there is no
> > point in
> > pretending that they do.
>If I were to read that someone went "into the mountain", I would assume
>that he entered a cave or, more likely yet, a mine.

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