[B-Greek] Mk 3:21 Codex W

Carl Conrad cwconrad2 at mac.com
Fri Oct 30 11:36:49 EDT 2009


On Oct 30, 2009, at 11:27 AM, Wieland Willker wrote:

> Carl wrote:
>> associated with a person) "be hangers-on." So EXHTHNTAI
>> AUATOU means "they are his hangers-on" = "they are closely
>> associated with him.'
>
>
> Thank you, Carl!
> So can we say that, according to W, the scribes are accusing Jesus  
> of making
> many disciples/followers?
> They (the scribes) went out to restrain him, for they were saying:  
> "They (=
> the crowd, vs. 20) are adherents of him".
>
> Is this the correct understanding?

I believe so.


Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University (Retired)






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