[B-Greek] Romans 7.19, 20

kgraham0938 at comcast.net kgraham0938 at comcast.net
Fri Oct 5 09:19:58 EDT 2007


Hello, I not so sure about that one.  Because the way I see it hO OU QELW EGW is all under the relative clause and TOUTO POIW is a separate clause all together.
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Kelton Graham 
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From: Mitch Larramore <mitchlarramore at yahoo.com> 

> 
> 19 OU GAR hO QELW POIW AGAQON ALLA hO OU QELW KAKON 
> TOUTO PRASSW 
> 
> 20 EI DE hO OU QELW EGW TOUTO POIW OUKETI EGW 
> KATERGAZOMAI AUTO ALLA hH OIKOUSA EN EMOI hAMARTIA 
> 
> In verse 20, can OU modify POIW and resume verse 19's 
> point of NOT doing the good? Therefore, Paul says, "if 
> I do not do the thing (AGAQON) I desire, it is no 
> longer... 
> 
> Paul is arguing that on occasion he does NOT do the 
> good and does the bad, so this seems to follow but I 
> can't find any translation that agrees. Most 
> translations have OU modify QELW not POIW. Something 
> tells me its location next to QELW may require it to 
> modify QELW, but I see QELW EGW TOUTO as a unit 
> between OU...POIW. 
> 
> Mitch Larramore 
> Sugar Land, Texas 
> 
> 
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