[B-Greek] Jam 1:13 APEIRASTOS 'unable to' or 'unable to be ~'

Jeffrey B. Gibson jgibson000 at comcast.net
Wed Jul 4 21:05:58 EDT 2007

Oun Kwon wrote:

> Why!  In Source, Ann Nyland gives an example of extra-biblical source
> for this rare word, where it reads 'who puts no one through an
> ordeal', the way I like to understand in the text of  James.

What is this extra biblical source?

> Note: She renders PEIRAZW 'put through ordeals' instead of
> conventional 'tempt' 'test'.  I agree with her.

Does she cite any other instances in which PEIRAZW bears this meaning?

Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon)
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