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Luke 16:8

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Luke 16:8

Apr-04-2001 at 02:59 PM (UTC+3 Nineveh, Assyria)

Akhi Iakov,

For this verse, you claim that the Peshitta NT usage of the root Mkx is a mistranslation of the Greek, since the word normally means "Wise", but more appropriately (according to you) should be translated "Shrewd."

But, you should check the Lexical Concordance before making such a claim.

Here are the possible meanings of this root:


  • "Wise" (#7067)
  • "Cunning" (#7070)
  • "Prudent" (#7073)

So why do you think this points to a mistranslation of the Greek?


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1. RE: Luke 16:8

Apr-04-2001 at 10:20 PM (UTC+3 Nineveh, Assyria)

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Shlama Akhi Paul,

I never said in this instance the PNT mistranslated the GNT. Dr, Trimm said the GNT mistranslated the PNT. Thank you for clearing that up. I am in agreement with you on this that shrewdness can be meant in both Gr & Aram.

Shlama,
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