[B-Greek] I'm going to give a message to my two witnesses. Rev. 11:3
George F Somsel
gfsomsel at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 14 16:59:58 EST 2006
With the style adopted by the author of the Apocalypse I would consider the KAI to be a reflection of the Semitic use of the waw. I would render it "I will grant my two witnesses to prophesy . . ." or "I will allow my two witnesses to prophesy . . ."
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Subject: [B-Greek] I'm going to give a message to my two witnesses. Rev. 11:3
In Rev. 11:3 John says,
I'm going to give [??] to my two witnesses.
KAI DWSW TOIS DUSIN MARTUSIN MOU
Is there any way of being confident of what the implied direct object is
here? Most translations have "power" or "authority", but I can imagine "a
command", "a testimony", or, as I've rendered it, "a message".
I'm going to give a message to my two witnesses. And they're going to
Any help would be appreciated.
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