Re: [Jehovah's Witnesses Gathering] Re: Prayer to Jesus
- alanna garth wrote:
> Another question Ryck,You said: "they insert the word "other' which appears no where in the
> FOllowing the translation committees 'rule' of using
> Jehovah for kyrios when it is an OT quote...why is it
> that Isaiah 45:23 says "By my own self I have
> sworn—out of my own mouth in righteousness the word
> has gone forth, so that it will not return—that to me
> every knee will bend down, every tongue will swear,"-
> clearly talking about Jehovah!
> Yet the NWT in its application to Jesus in Phil 2:9
> &10("For this very reason also God exalted him to a
> superior position and kindly gave him the name that is
> above every [other] name, 10 so that in the name of
> Jesus every knee should bend of those in heaven and
> those on earth and those under the ground, 11 and
> every tongue should openly acknowledge that Jesus
> Christ is Lord to the glory of God the Father.") does
> 2 things! they insert the word "other' which appears
> no where in the Greek. They add this word which
> changes the meaning of the verse- Jesus was given a
> name above ALL- not all others!
Well, if it appeared in the Greek, the it would not have been "inserted"
have been translated.
The reason that 'other' is put there is because Jesus could not be given
a name above every name or all names. If that were the case as you claim,
he would have to have a name above his own name as that is part of every
He could not be given a name above his own name.
And he could not be given a name above the name of God.
> And kyrios should beWhere are these such rules?
> rendered Jehovah, should it (according to the
> translation committee rules). So much for
> consistency. What should the verse say using
> consitant application of the translation committee's
> openly acknowledge that Jesus Christ is ((((Jehovah)))The context of the use of the word "lord - kyrios" is not a proper noun but
> to the glory of God the Father.")
the common noun for lord.
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