Semitic Influence in Revelation : Some Further Evidence

  title={Semitic Influence in Revelation : Some Further Evidence},
  author={KENNETH G. C. NEWPORT},
  • Published 2007
In a previous article I suggested that the use of ek in the book of Revelation was under significant Semitic influence.' This significance extended beyond the simple fact that recourse to Hebrew and Aramaic grammar seemed able to explain the otherwise surprisingly high incidence of this preposition in the book, for in certain cases allowance for Hebrew/Aramaic idiom also had important consequences for the translation of the verse involved. The present study extends my earlier discussion. Here… CONTINUE READING