Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Clitic in Jonah

About a year and a half ago I sat in on Larry Perkins’ paper at SBL Chicago entitled “The Order of Pronominal Clitics in Greek Exodus – An Indicator of the Translator’s Intentionality.” You can read about my summary of … Continue reading

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Jonah 1:8–9

I am having some difficulties in understanding Jonah 1:8–9. It’s not in the translation of the passage. That is rather straightforward. It is in the structure, and in Jonah’s response. In Jonah 1:8, the sailors hail a barrage of questions … Continue reading

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Cerone Workday

Today the Cerones have been hard at work. I started the morning off by packing up a dozen boxes and breaking down a desk. Then I was off to pick up paint from friends and from Home Depot. Then back … Continue reading

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Jonah 1:6

Since I haven’t shared anything on Jonah or the Septuagint lately, I thought I might post a bit of what I have been working on in LXX Jonah. Jonah 1:6fg אוּלַ֞י יִתְעַשֵּׁ֧ת הָאֱלֹהִ֛ים לָ֖נוּ וְלֹ֥א נֹאבֵֽד ὅπως διασώσῃ ὁ θεὸς … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Chrysostom Week 13

Remember, although I attempted to provide a footnote for all words used 20x or less in the New Testament with a gloss, I may have missed some. Also, you may not know all words used more than 20x in the … Continue reading

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QOTD: Message from a Bookcase via Wheelock

Selectos nisi das mihi libellos admittam tineas trucesque blattas Unless you give me carefully selected books I will let in bookworms and savage cockroaches Bookcase, I have heard you. In moving, I am carefully selecting which books must stay, and … Continue reading

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Weekend Update

I took this weekend off from paper writing in order to travel up to Baltimore. Destination? St. Mary’s Seminary for the Eastern Regional ETS meeting. I travelled up and stayed with Nigusse and Dr. Black. I thought I might give … Continue reading

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