4462Re: [Synoptic-L] Re Lk 10,18 eqewroun
- Jul 1, 2000At 9:47 AM -0400 7/1/00, Maluflen@... wrote:
>It is interesting to note the aorist tense of the verb dedoka in v. 19,DEDWKA is not aorist but perfect tense; the aorist would be EDWKA.
>seeming to refer to a particular moment when Jesus communicated this power to
>the 70. Strangely, the narrator tells us that Jesus gave power "over all
>demons" to the twelve disciples (in 9:1), whereafter these men are
>nevertheless shown to be without power over the demon in 9:40. The 70 are not
>explicitly given this power at the beginning of chapter 10. Yet we hear from
>them upon their return from mission that the demons are in fact subject to
>their power, and thereafter Jesus remarks that he has given them this power.
>Luke is writing at a time when effective power over the demonic forces has
>passed to Paul and his helpers in the world-wide mission. See too Lk 9:49,
>and my now published interpretation of 9:46-48 (where I show that "the great
>one" is Paul, who is greater than the [twelve] disciples [see 9:46: the
>thought arising in the hearts of the twelve as to who might be greater than
Carl W. Conrad
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