mingshey wrote:I think it's not a grammar problem. It is related to the initiation of the gnostic mysteria. Also take into account that in Hebrew the word for "knowing" is also a word for s*xual ...
Kopio wrote:It is highly probable that 1 John was written as a polemic against Gnosticism or (even more likely) Docetism....hence the seeing, touching, etc.
I don't think the Hebrew idea of "relations" has anything to do with the word in the mentioned context. Especially in light of "having known and believed God's love".
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