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

Jeffrey B. Gibson jgibson000 at comcast.net
Wed Jul 4 21:10:30 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.

I'm not sure this solves any problems.  Indeed, it creates one --  for it
is clear in the Hebrew Bible/LXX that God **does** put people through
ordeals (cf. e.g.., Gen. 22; Deut 6-8).

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