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A new linguistic analysis of the core function of kî. It is shown to be not a semantic logical/temporal conjunction, but rather a discourse deictic particle.
Describes the many kinds of translation problems encountered by Bible translators.
A compilation of references in the books of the New Testament following the Gospels in which it may be necessary to make explicit the information which the original writer assumed his audience would understand.
Describes and compares six different conjoining particles in the Greek language.
A compilation of references in the Gospels in which it may be necessary to make explicit the information which the original writer assumed his audience would understand
Examines the phrase 'in Christ' and its equivalent expressions, listing the possible ways the syntax may be interpreted and giving suggestions for translating each of the possibilities.