[B-Greek] Matt 13:32a

Bert de Haan b_dehaan at sympatico.ca
Tue Jul 31 11:56:36 EDT 2007

Thank you very much George.

>From: George F Somsel <gfsomsel at yahoo.com>
>To: Bert de Haan <b_dehaan at sympatico.ca>, b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: Re: [B-Greek] Matt 13:32a
>Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 01:45:28 -0700 (PDT)
>For a picture see
>(No, that is not me but David Hall from the ANE list)
>Therefore, O faithful Christian, search for truth, hear truth,
>learn truth, love truth, speak the truth, hold the truth,
>defend the truth till death.
>- Jan Hus
>----- Original Message ----
>From: Bert de Haan <b_dehaan at sympatico.ca>
>To: b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org
>Sent: Monday, July 30, 2007 8:09:49 PM
>Subject: Re: [B-Greek] Matt 13:32a
>One more question about this passage. Not a critical one for understanding
>the passage but I find it interesting just the same.
>"hO MIKROTERON MEN ESTIN PANTWN TWN SPERMATWN" means "which is smaller than
>all the seeds" (Not: a bit on the small side) and "MEIZON TWN LAXANWN ESTIN
>KAI GINETAI DENDRON" means "is greatest among the vegetables and becomes a
>tree."(Not: of great importance compared to the other vegetables....)
>Mustard seeds are a bit on the small side but not the smallest by anyones
>standard and I don't think any mustard plant grows tall enough to be called
>a tree.
>Assumtions can get one in trouble but is it a reasonable assumption that
>SINAPI is not the same as our mustard?

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