[B-Greek] John 20:26

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Mon Jun 19 14:13:58 EDT 2006

After a couple off-list exchanges, it's become clear that Michael's  
actually asking why English TRANSLATORS don't convey MEQ' hHMERAS  
OKTW as "a week later." That would, after all, be standard usage in  

On Jun 19, 2006, at 2:06 PM, Revdpickrel at wmconnect.com wrote:

>> Something has been puzzling me for sometime and it is that almost to
>> a man biblical commentators are saying that the "after eight days" in
>> John 20:26 means a week later. I know the French have their huit
>> jours for a holiday, but that is going on say Saturday and coming
>> back on Saturday. But the second Saturday is not eight days later,
>> only seven. Anyway, any logical answers, please?
> Micheal,
> You havent counted your days yet, I see.
> S, M, T, W, T, F, S, S,
> 1,  2,  3, 4,  5, 6,  7, 8....
> So you see here the second Sunday is the eighth day.
> Doug.
> Rev. Doug Pickrel, Litt.D.
> Tejas Valley
> San Antonio, Texas
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