[B-Greek] LXX Genesis 1:2 - tohu as AORATOS

Eric S. Weiss papaweiss1 at yahoo.com
Wed May 28 12:17:56 EDT 2008


But isn't it amazing that God divinely caused all 72 translators to pick AORATOS to 
  translate tohu in Genesis 1:2? Who'd a thunk it? :^)
   
  Anyway, to the other part of my question - does AORATOS perhaps explain Hebrews 11:3?
  
Jerry Reimer <Jerry at lsm.org> wrote:
    > Dr. Pietersma's suggestion that exegesis is involved here may be the best
  > explanation for the LXX translator's word choice, otherwise, as you suggest,
  > a derivative of hORIZW might have been more accurate.
  > 
  > Jerry Reimer


  Eric S. Weiss
  

       


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