[B-Greek] Romans 2:1

John Wilking jcwilking at yahoo.com
Sun May 25 08:42:05 EDT 2008


George,

Yea, it's not grammar.  I was hoping on getting an idea from rhetoric.  I had a book on Greek rhetoric some twenty years ago but forgot all that I read and gave the book away.

John

--- On Sun, 5/25/08, George F Somsel <gfsomsel at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: George F Somsel <gfsomsel at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [B-Greek] Romans 2:1
> To: jcwilking at yahoo.com, b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org
> Date: Sunday, May 25, 2008, 8:18 AM
> 1.28Καὶ καθὼς οὐκ ἐδοκίμασαν
> τὸν θεὸν ἔχειν ἐν ἐπιγνώσει,
> παρέδωκεν αὐτοὺς ὁ θεὸς εἰς
> ἀδόκιμον νοῦν, ποιεῖν τὰ μὴ
> καθήκοντα, 
> 1.28 KAI KAQWS OUK EDOKIMASAN TON QEON EXEIN EN EPIGNWSEI,
> PAREDWKEN AUTOUS hO QEOS EIS ADOKIMON NOUN POIEIN TA MH
> KAQHKONTA
> 2.1 Διὸ ἀναπολόγητος εἶ, ὦ
> ἄνθρωπε πᾶς ὁ κρίνων·ἐν ᾧ γὰρ
> κρίνεις τὸν ἕτερον, σεαυτὸν
> κατακρίνεις, τὰ γὰρ αὐτὰ
> πράσσεις ὁ κρίνων.
> 2.1 DIO ANAPOLOGHTOS EI, W ANQRWPE PAS hHO KRINWN; EN hWi
> GAR KRINEIS TON hETERON, SEAUTON KATAKRINEIS, TA GAR AUTA
> PRASSEIS hO KRINWN
> This is a not precisely Greek answer to a question not
> precisely about Greek.  I would say that this is a shift
> from the general to the specific.  In cap 1 he deals with
> mankind in general while in cap 2 he applies this to the
> individual.
>  george
> gfsomsel
> 
> 
> … 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: John Wilking <jcwilking at yahoo.com>
> To: b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org
> Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2008 8:07:20 AM
> Subject: [B-Greek] Romans 2:1
> 
> 
> Any idea why Paul shifts from the third person in Romans
> 1:18-32 to the second person in Romans 2:1?
> 
> John C. Wilking
> 
> 
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