kwonbbl at gmail.com
Sat Apr 8 00:38:24 EDT 2006
My apology for my oversight. I have to make a correction.
The text of Mark is continuing into 11:27ff to tell us the setting is that
Jesus is on the way to Jerusalem (on a new day). So PRWI refers to the
However, I like to know whether PRWI can refer to other than morning at all.
On 4/7/06, Oun Kwon <kwonbbl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does PRWI (early) refer always to moring?
> An example is
> Mk 11:19 KAI hOTAN OYE EGENETO EXEPOREUONTO EXW THS POLEWS
> Mk 11:20 KAI PARAPOREUOMENOI PRWI EIDON THN SUKHN EXHRAMMENHN EK hRIZWN
> Jesus came out of Jerusalem late the day after Temple cleansing (v.
> 19). In the next verse PRWI is usually translated as 'in the
> My question is: Can it refer to the early part of the Jewish day
> right after sunset? In other words, I like to see whether the
> narrative can be understood as "Jesus was coming out of the Jerusalem
> late and now returing to Bethany; as the sun had set and a new
> (Jewish) day just begun, and on the way the disciples spotted the fig
> tree (which was cursed on by Jesus earlier on the same day on the way
> to the City) now withered.
> I would appreciate very much if you can help me get out of mix-up with
> Jewish way of reckoning a day from the sunset.
> Oun Kwon
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