Gen 1:1. Kermess

Liz Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Fri Sep 1 09:39:11 EDT 2000




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> From: Kerry Shirts [mailto:shirtail at cyberhighway.net]
> Sent: Friday, September 01, 2000 1:16 AM
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: RE: Gen 1:1. Kermess

> <Liz>
> According to my Greek teacher, it is highly unusual not to have the Greek
> article he there. It should be  EN H ARXH.
> They wouldn't have left the article out unless they were translating
> directly from the Hebrew, even though the Hebrew was unpointed at
> the time.

But isn't this the same usage as found in the
> beginning (GRIN!) of the Gospel of John? En Arche ho Logos.......
> There is
> says "the", or am I really beginning to show of my vast fund of ignorance
> on things Greek as well? Laugh!
No, there is no "the" just "in beginning" or "When beginning," or "while
beginning"
or "at first".
I agree, it's not a separate witness, just a quotation from the LXX.

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> Kerry A. Shirts
Liz
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