[B-Greek] FOBOS in Eph 5-6

Carl Conrad cwconrad2 at mac.com
Sun Apr 4 08:49:58 EDT 2010


On Apr 4, 2010, at 8:25 AM, Mark Lightman wrote:

> Elizabeth wrote:
>  
> <What I am concerned about is tendency among north american
>  NT scholars to have a phobia about fear.>
>  
> I like it.  φοβοφοβια.  FOBOFOBIA.

Jawohl! And it has that echt-griechisch onomatopoetic reduplication too.
Think of BARBAROI (English-speakers) and BORBOROS (slime) and 
BREKEKEKEX (Froggy came a courtin).

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






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