[B-Greek] The divine name in Gk MSS

Elliot Poe Elliot.Poe at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 18:24:53 EST 2006


Sorry for the inconsistent transliteration.  QY is for QEOY.

Elliot Poe wrote:

>I believe the manuscript evidence you are refering to is the first and 
>last Greek letter of QEOS (QS) with a line drawn above these two 
>letters.  I am no expert in textual criticism, but you can see an 
>example of this online at the University of Michigan's website (P46) by 
>copying an pasting the following link into your internet browser:
>
>http://images.umdl.umich.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?rgn1=ic_all;op2=And;rgn2=ic_all;op3=And;rgn3=ic_all;c=apis;q1=6238;back=back1164928018;size=50;subview=detail;resnum=1;view=entry;lastview=reslist;cc=apis;entryid=x-3553;viewid=6238_30.TIF
>
>You will clearly see the letters QY with a line drawn above them (for 
>QEOU).  I presume some claim this is the tetragrammaton because the 
>vowels are left out.
>
>Best Regards,
>Elliot Poe
>
>(Ps . . . Women also subscribe to this lest.)
>
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>Anthony Buzzard wrote:
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>>Gentlemen, I am not sure if this a permissible subject on this fine 
>>list, but if it is, can anyone confirm this statement. I had never 
>>heard this. I have no interest at all in "plugging" the divine Name 
>>in Hebrew. or Greek.
>>
>>Anthony Buzzard
>>
>>"There is manuscript evidence for the tetragrammaton in the NT prior 
>>to 200 A.D. The 2 fullest and most significant Mss dated prior to the 
>>4th Century proving this are P46 and P45, both of which are from 
>>Egypt. It seems these 2 Mss date between 80 -120 years after the 
>>original autographs, and have the tetragrammaton."
>>
>>Anthony Buzzard
>>www.restorationfellowship.org 
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