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Luke 1:1
Shlama Akhay,

Back when I was a Greek-aholic, I used to think that surely phrases like 'set forth in order a declaration' as is found in Luke 1:1 must have come from a 'Westerny' Indo-European mindset...but get a load of this from John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible.

{QUOTE} The phrase, anataxasqai dijgjsin, "to set forth in order a declaration", is as Dr. Lightfoot observes, out of the Talmud {h}, agreeably to the Jewish way of speaking.

"R. Chasdai said to one of the Rabbins, who was 'tdg' rdsm, "setting in order a declaration" before him. &c. or relating in order a story before him.''

{h} T. Bab. Succa, fol. 53. 1. {END OF QUOTE}

Akha Larry

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Luke 1:1 - by Larry Kelsey - 10-31-2004, 03:34 AM
[No subject] - by Paul Younan - 10-31-2004, 02:42 PM

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