ThomasGR wrote:I do not see any difficulty. i(/na can easily be translated with "to, in order to, so as to" and it makes sense. Repeating it just gives more stress to the action.
ThomasGR wrote: But, I am more alarmed because in my bible there is no second "ina", but instead I have "o(/pws". It is not the first time I encounter such differences, I wonder how to explain them.
Bert wrote:The way I read it would make that "my daughter is about to die in order that you may come and lay your hands on her..."
You see my difficulty?
AT Robertson wrote:hINA seems to be merely an introductory term with the volitive subjuncive (i.e. with imperitival force) in "hINA....EPIQHS" (it is an imperitival hINA, "Do please come and lay your hands)
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