[B-Greek] FOBOS in Eph 5-6

Eric Inman eric-inman at comcast.net
Sun Apr 4 09:49:33 EDT 2010


I don't know if he knew Koine, but I thought his quote would be a good way
to use your new word in a sentence.
 
Eric

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From: Mark Lightman [mailto:lightmanmark at yahoo.com] 
Sent: Sunday, April 04, 2010 8:37 AM
To: 'Carl Conrad'; 'B-Greek'; Eric Inman
Subject: Re: [B-Greek] FOBOS in Eph 5-6



Eric wrote:
 
<OUK ESTIN FOBHMA EI MH FOBOFOBIA>
 
I never thought of it in those terms, but that is
what  President Roosevelt said, I think. Did 
he know Koine?

Mark L


FWSFOROS MARKOS

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From: Eric Inman <eric-inman at comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [B-Greek] FOBOS in Eph 5-6
To: "'Carl Conrad'" <cwconrad2 at mac.com>, "'B-Greek'"
<b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org>
Date: Sunday, April 4, 2010, 7:22 AM


OUK ESTIN FOBHMA EI MH FOBOFOBIA

Eric Inman 

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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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