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Re: [XTalk] Judas Thomas

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  • Mike Grondin
    ... Because you think the brothers Zebedee were Greek? ... THIS James (John s brother ) didn t have the epithet Just . ... Do you have any reason to suppose
    Message 1 of 6 , Sep 22, 2003
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      --- Geoff Hudson wrote:
      > May be the original writer of Mk.3:17 did write "sons of Zeus"...

      Because you think the brothers Zebedee were Greek?

      > James had the epithet Just, and so I think did John.

      THIS James (John's "brother") didn't have the epithet 'Just'.

      > May be [Zebedee] was a name derived homophonically from Zeus ...

      Do you have any reason to suppose that it was?

      > The phrase "sons of Zeus" could have entered the language as an
      > expression understood to mean two brothers who did things together.

      More likely (given the lack of evidence) this could be just more
      idle speculation. <g>

      Regards,
      Mike Grondin
      Mt. Clemens, MI
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