Bill Mounce

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Thursday, May 25, 2023

When “Of” Doesn’t Work (2 Cor 5:5)

The default translations work most of the time — like “of” for the genitive. But many times, “of” just doesn't make sense, and that is when you need to check the advanced uses of a case. Here is an example of what is called a “genitive of apposition,” #16.21 in Greek for the Rest of Us.