fun language thread

Discussion in 'Bible Versions/Translations' started by Boanerges, Mar 7, 2006.

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  1. Boanerges

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    We've all been too serious lately. (at least I have) so lets have a New Testament fun thread that everyone can participate in. Let's discuss words from other languages that crossed over into the NT Greek mss.

    First up. Persian words. Anyone got any?
     
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    Well, the entire English language is madeup from multiple languages, does that count?
     
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    Could we get a tad more specific? [​IMG] okay...I will give one up...the word for magi... anyone else?
     
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    Wise -- can also mean philosopher
     
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    Paradise.
     
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    how about thongs? We came across that one in 7th grade alst week as we were reading about John the Baptist. :eek:
     
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    rsr is on the case [​IMG]
     
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    that was a misprint, TaterTot. It was supposed to read 'throngs'
     
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    are you referring to magos?
     
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    The Word Magi means 'wise' or 'philosopher'
     
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    Let's start giving the strongs # for the root word....it will make it easier for others to check...magos - G3097
     
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    how about treasure as used in Acts 8:27
    strongs grk #1047
     
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    tis true Eloi.
     
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    Eloi beat you by a hair...got to get quicker on the trigger sfic [​IMG]
     
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    we are rapidly running out of Persian words...might have to shift to Aramaic soon...
     
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    for Aramaic, how about siblatha? Oh...that's right....hmmmm...that was from the Passion movie....never mind :confused:
     
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    have to do my favorite :D :

    dalmanutha grk #1148 Mark 8:10
     
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    Don't have a Strong's handy, but isn't "eloi, eloi, lama, sabacthani?" (sp.) all Aramaic?
    And also "Abba"?

    Ed
     
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