[B-Greek] KATABOLH SPERMATOS/WN (was "Translating Hebrews11:11")

Elizabeth Kline kline_dekooning at earthlink.net
Mon May 4 14:32:47 EDT 2009


On May 4, 2009, at 2:07 AM, Iver Larsen wrote:

> So, Hebrews is the only book of the Bible that uses KATABALLW/-OMAI  
> in the sense of laying a
> foundation, but BAGD lists a number of other sources, and I don't  
> think their list is exhaustive:
> "QEMELION KATABALLESQAI lay a foundation (Dionys. Hal. 3, 69; Jos.,  
> Ant. 11, 93; 15, 391) Hb 6:1."

I appears to be exhaustive, if you eliminate the church fathers  
Origen, Chrysostom, etc.

Elizabeth Kline







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