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Question Restatement: What is the linguistic basis for the shortened form of "I am he" in Greek, "ἐγώ εἰμι", in the Septuagint, Isaiah 43:10. There are quite a few "I am .." statements in Isaiah, and perhaps this is intended to be an "Elliptical Construction", wherein the reader makes all of the necessary inferences. I wouldn't expect to find ...


Question Restatement: (Part 1) Is there extra-Biblical precedence to render "ἐγώ εἰμι" as "I am he"? (Part 2) Are there any indications, in the Hebrew, or Aramaic Texts, or Liturgy, to indicate a formulaic use of "I am he" to justify inventing the "Exceptional Greek Syntax"? (Part 3) And if neither of the above, why is this Syntax used to translate ...

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