[B-Greek] Lk 5:17 syntax of hOI clause
Carl W. Conrad
cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Fri Nov 17 04:47:27 EST 2006
On Nov 17, 2006, at 1:32 AM, Oun Kwon wrote:
> Lk 5:17
> KAI EGENETO EN MIA TWN hHMERWN
> KAI AUTOS HN DIDASKWN
> KAI HSAN KAQHMENOI FARISAIOI KAI NOMODIDASKALOI
> hOI HSAN ELHLUQOTES EK PASHS KWMHS THS GALILAIAS KAI IOUDAIAS KAI
> KAI DUNAMIS KURIOU HN EIS TO IASQAI AUTON
> A typical rendering (KJV):
> "And it came to pass on a certain day,
> as he was teaching,
> that there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by,
> which were come out of every town of Galilee, and Judea, and
> and the power of the Lord was present to heal them"
> Curiously Line 4 hOI clause is related to FARISAIOI KAI
> NOMODIDASKALOI. This
> forces AUTON of Line 5 to refer to these. This makes no sense.
> Some modern versions overcome the problem by deleting any reference
> to AUTON
> of Line 5 or paraphrase as 'the sick'.
> I like to take Line 3 as parenthetical and Line 4 hOI clause to
> refer to
> AUTON on Line 5. Am I on a right track to understand the syntax of
> the Gk
> text this way?
On Nov 17, 2006, at 1:44 AM, Oun Kwon wrote:
> I have to make a correction and clarify about mss variant on AUTON
> of Line
> AUTOS (them) vs. AUTON (by Him).
> This explain some difference in English translations.
> My argument about hOI clause is dealing with AUTOS, not AUTON
AUTOS won't mean "them" but Textus Receptus (as also Majority Text)
reads AUTOUS in that final clause -- and of course it is TR that
underlies the KJV English cited by Oun. Of course the AUTON in the
final clause of 5:17 is accusative SUBJECT of IASQAI, not OBJECT.
Carl W. Conrad
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