[B-Greek] APO MEROUS in Romans 11:25
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Fri Oct 30 08:11:25 EDT 2009
Thanks very much for your responses. I had looked it up in BDAG,
and it refers to 'for a while' in Ro15:24, but without any
justification or detailed comment. I really appreciate the
clarification you have given here.
On Fri Oct 30 06:54:50 CDT 2009, Yancy W Smith
<yancywsmith at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Vasileios is right. ??? ???? ?????? ??? ?????? ???????? EAN
> hHUMWN PRWTON APO MEROUS EMPLHSQW does, however, contain one
> temporal adverb, PRWTON. APO MEROUS reativizes the sense of
> complete enjoyment in the verb EMPLHSQW. I don't see any temporal
> sense, rather one of degree.
> Yancy Smith
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Oct 30, 2009, at 1:37 AM, Vasileios Tsialas
> <tsialas78 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I think that the expression "for a while" in Ro 15:24 is just a
>> way to render the original expression "to enjoy your company in
>> part (that is, not fully, but to some degree)".
>> Vasileios Tsialas,
>> Athens, Greece
>>> From: iver_larsen at sil.org
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>>> Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 07:58:22 +0300
>>> Subject: Re: [B-Greek] APO MEROUS in Romans 11:25
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>>> Subject: [B-Greek] APO MEROUS in Romans 11:25
>>>> Is 'for a while' an acceptable translation of APO MEROUS in
>>>> Romans 11:25?
>>>> i.e. "Israel has experienced a hardening for a while until the
>>>> full number of
>>>> Gentiles has come in"
>>>> all the translations I have render it '....a hardening in part'.
>>>> I was not sure why whether there is a reason it doesn't seem
>>>> to be
>>>> translated 'for a while', given that it is in some other places
>>>> (e.g. Romans 15:24).
>>>> Many thanks
>>>> Adrian Clark
>>> Thanks. You have inadvertently pointed to a problematic
>>> handling of APO MEROUS
>>> in Rom 15:24, that I was not aware of.
>>> Iver Larsen
> Yancy Smith, PhD
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> Fort Worth, TX
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