[B-Greek] L&N definition of APERCOMAI

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Mon Jul 23 18:08:01 EDT 2007

On Jul 23, 2007, at 4:30 PM, Delbert Flora wrote:

> From: Eric Weiss <papaweiss1 at yahoo.com>
>> L&N doesn't cite sources. It just lists
>> definitions/meanings, and gives a NT verse as an example
>> where the word has that meaning.
> This may not be pertinent to this list, but what does that mean?  
> Does L&N
> give a GNT only meaning rather than a Hellenistic meaning?

The GNT should be considered as belonging to Hellenistic literature,  
but there's an immense amount of Hellenistic  literature contemporary  
with and before and after the NT era the vocabulary of which is  
relevant to understanding the vocabulary of the GNT. Actually, I'm  
not sure it's really true that L&N ignroe extra-biblical Greek  

Carl W. Conrad
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