Bill Mounce

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

The Initial γάρ in Matthew 20:1

Sometimes you will find an initial conjunction and be tempted not to translate it. After all, we all learned in High School English to not start a sentence with a conjunction. I was inclined not to translate the initial γάρ in Matthew 20:1 until I looked closer at the overall context.