1

Does the original greek language (or other concrete evidence) provide an indication that Revelation 10:11 belongs in chapter 10, or does it it lack such an indication, such that it is ambiguous in the greek?

The point of my question is that, is there objective evidence that would prevent a scholarly debate on where the paragraph marker is.

NOTE: Should the paragraph division be debatable, it raises a question of what is the theological implication. however it might be a bit too subjective to ask on stack exchange, perhaps it would be interesting to hear thoughts in comments?)

2
  • 1
    You realize that chapter and verse divisions are a later addition and most English Bibles use the system created by Robert Estienne for his 1551 edition of the Greek New Testament :). – Jonathan Chell Jul 7 '15 at 7:27
  • Thanks @jonathan, that's correct, my question is specifically about the Greek and if it affirms this division – Jay Jul 20 '15 at 14:16
1

There a couple things I would point towards. Firstly, The context of chapter 11 seems to start a new idea separate from chapter 10. Verse 11 could possibly go on the start of chapter 11. The second thing would be the use of kai at the start of chapter 11, indicating a new sentence (keep in mind this same indicator starts verse 10:11). So, objectively, without any refutation, no. Based on transnational experience, yes, a paragraph there is warranted.

1
  • Welcome to Stack Exchange, we are glad you are here. When you have a minute, be sure to check out the site tour and read up on how this site is a little different than other sites around the web. This is not a comment on the quality of your answer, but rather a standard welcome message. – ThaddeusB Dec 13 '15 at 1:58

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.