[B-Greek] Fwd: Re: The divine name in Gk MSS

Anthony Buzzard anthonybuzzard at mindspring.com
Thu Nov 30 19:01:22 EST 2006



Ladies and Gentlemen,
My sincerest apologies for my inadvertent "Gentlemen" in a previous 
post, duly and properly corrected by Elliot Poe, who supplies the 
info that the Hebrew name for God is not in fact in P. 45, and 46.

Theos written ThetaSigma is a standard abbreviation for God in some MSS.
Anthony Buzzard



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>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.)
> >
> >
> >Anthony Buzzard wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >>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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