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by acguitarplayer
Fri Mar 20, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Functional differences between participles and infinitives
Replies: 7
Views: 3413

Re: Functional differences between participles and infinitiv

Can you be a little more specific about how you think participles and infinitives overlap? The overlap I see is in the fulfilling of noun-type functions. Both participles and infinitives are able to fill in as nouns in some cases, and both are generally not able to stand on their own when fulfillin...
by acguitarplayer
Fri Mar 20, 2015 1:25 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Functional differences between participles and infinitives
Replies: 7
Views: 3413

Functional differences between participles and infinitives

So I'm good on the differences in form between participles and infinitives. All of that makes sense. Functionally, though, there seems to be a great degree of overlap in their functionality. Infinitives are generally described as verbal nouns, and participles as verbal adjectives. Even with this dif...
by acguitarplayer
Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: 2 Peter 1:19
Replies: 5
Views: 2669

Re: 2 Peter 1:19

Thanks for your reply. The more I have looked at the surrounding context, and having taken a night to sleep on it, I'm leaning in this direction too. If the adjective is being used as a substantive of comparison, it seems that Peter would be speaking very highly of the inspiration of Scripture (by s...
by acguitarplayer
Fri Feb 01, 2013 12:58 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: 2 Peter 1:19
Replies: 5
Views: 2669

Re: 2 Peter 1:19

Thanks for the reply Markos. The more I look at it and study it, the more I land on this seeming like the more correct sense of the grammar. I'm in the process of searching through advanced grammars to see if I can find any support for the idea... as of yet no one has weighed in either for or agains...
by acguitarplayer
Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:31 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: 2 Peter 1:19
Replies: 5
Views: 2669

2 Peter 1:19

Hey everyone, I'm working on a project analyzing the different ways that 2 Peter 1:19 has been translated, and its ramifications on the doctrine of inspiration. I was hoping you might be able to share your thoughts and let me know if it seems like I'm on the right track. Based on what I understand, ...
by acguitarplayer
Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: greek text on android
Replies: 46
Views: 72180

Re: greek text on android

Depending on what you're wanting to do with the text, the free version Logos on Android has a copy of the SBL Greek NT that displays without anything external to the app. I've been happy with that as a pocket Greek NT.
by acguitarplayer
Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)
Replies: 625
Views: 214889

Re: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)

Hey all. I'm a Seminary student in Oregon. Eventually my program will include more languages than I care to think about knowing at the moment... for now learning Greek is plenty.