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Offline willieH

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Pronouns -- he, she, it, himself, herself, etc.
« on: November 03, 2009, 12:13:55 AM »
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I was in discussion elsewhere, and the idea of gender indentification came up in the discussion. 

In the past have discovered that there is a single term in the Greek and/or Hebrew which is translated in different ways -- he, she, it, himself, them, themselves, etc... and is dependent upon the context as to which of these it is translated into... (if the one referred to has already been gender identified in the context)

Anyone got recall of this?  I would appreciate any input...

I can't remember where I came across this... but I KNOW it exists...

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Re: Pronouns -- he, she, it, himself, herself, etc.
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2009, 12:45:09 AM »
You might be speaking of the Greek word autos, which is basically a universal pronoun for referring to a person, although the understanding of what gender it's referring to means comes from its form rather than from its context.
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Re: Pronouns -- he, she, it, himself, herself, etc.
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2009, 12:48:11 AM »

The "Reflexive" Personal Pronoun ?

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Re: Pronouns -- he, she, it, himself, herself, etc.
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2009, 01:06:46 AM »

 
  Hi Gab , that is what I was thinking too , not sure if this is what Bro Willie  is looking for though  :grin:
 
 
Strong's G846 - autos αὐτός
Transliteration
autos
 Pronunciation

au-to's (Key)
 
Part of Speech
pronoun

 Root Word (Etymology)

from the particle au [perhaps akin to the base of G109 through the idea of a baffling wind] (backward)
 
TDNT Reference
n/a
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Outline of Biblical Usage 1) himself, herself, themselves, itself

2) he, she, it

3) the same


 Thayer's Lexicon   derived from the particle av with the added force  of a demonstrative pronoun  In  itself  it signifies nothing more than again

 
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Re: Pronouns -- he, she, it, himself, herself, etc.
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2009, 08:06:35 AM »
Would like to read that too Will-iH :laughing7:

Peepz I think WillieH is refering to a thread. I don't remember such a thread so I can't help. But My guess is it's from before July 2008.
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