Posts Tagged ‘Translation’

Here is today’s translation of Colossians. The Greek 10 καὶ ἐστὲ ἐν αὐτῷ πεπληρωμένοι, ὅς ἐστιν ἡ κεφαλὴ πάσης ἀρχῆς καὶ ἐξουσίας. 11 ἐν ᾧ καὶ περιετμήθητε περιτομῇ ἀχειροποιήτῳ ἐν τῇ ἀπεκδύσει τοῦ σώματος τῆς σαρκός, ἐν τῇ περιτομῇ τοῦ Χριστοῦ, The Translation 10 And you are in him, having been made complete, who is the head of […]

Jonah 1:1-4


Thanks to those of you who were kind enough to offer your critique on Jonah 1:1-2 yesterday. Here’s a revised translation (save this for your RDSV): 1 Now the word of YHWH happened to Jonah son of Amittai, saying, 2 “Get up; go to Nineveh the great city and call out against them because their […]

It’s time to reopen an old series in an effort to finish what I started back in May, i.e. translating through Colossians. I made it to 2:7. Not a great showing. But the Lord is patient, so I’ll pick up where I left off and start at 2:8. Care to read through it with me? 8 βλέπετε […]

My first Aramaic test is due this Tuesday, so I’ve been reading the story of Nebuchadnezzar’s dream. A lot. In a language where the vowels are little tiny dots and dashes. My eyes hurt a little bit, but the reading’s been good. If you’re in the mood for a story, here’s the fruit of my […]