[B-Greek] [Corpus-Paulinum-2] Gal 3:3 -- Question or statement?
goodacre at gmail.com
Tue Aug 24 14:26:56 EDT 2010
On 24 August 2010 10:49, Stephen C. <scarlson at mindspring.com> wrote:
> Galatians 3:3 is usually punctuated as a question:
> hOUTWS ANOHTOI ESTE, ENARXAMENOI PNEUMATI NUN SARKI EPITELEISQE?
> "Are you so senseless? Having started in the spirit, you are now
> finishing in the flesh?"
> But it also seems feasible that it could be a statement, i.e.: "You
> are senseless in this way: having stated in the spirit, you are now
> finishing in the flesh."
I agree; I made a similar suggestion in a blog post on this topic back in 2006:
See also on the use of similar present tense verbs in a later post in
the same series:
One of these days, I should write that article up fully!
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