Anf-02 vi.iv.iii Pg 192.1
Anf-03 vi.iv.xxii Pg 7 where he is teaching touching marrying), he sufficiently predicates that his remark is made touching every woman, and touching the whole sex; and that there is no distinction made between a “virgin” and any other, while he does not name her at all. For he who elsewhere—namely, where the difference requires—remembers to make the distinction, (moreover, he makes it by designating each species by their appropriate names,) wishes, where he makes no distinction (while he does not name each), no difference to be understood. What of the fact that in the Greek speech, in which the apostle wrote his letters, it is usual to say, “women” rather than “females;” that is, γυναῖκας (gunaikas) rather than θηλείας (theleias)? Therefore if that word,8879
1 Cor. vii. 34 et seq.
8879 γυνή. which by interpretation represents what “female” (femina) represents,8880
8880 Mr. Dodgson appears to think that there is some transposition here; and at first sight it may appear so. But when we look more closely, perhaps there is no need to make any difficulty: the stress is rather on the words “by interpretation,” which, of course, is a different thing from “usage;” and by interpretation γυνή appears to come nearer to “femina” than to “mulier.” is frequently used instead of the name of the sex,8881
8881 θηλεῖα. he has named the sex in saying γυναῖκα; but in the sex even the virgin is embraced. But, withal, the declaration is plain: “Every woman,” saith he, “praying and prophesying with head uncovered,8882
8882 Or, “unveiled.” dishonoureth her own head.”8883
Anf-03 vi.vii.xiii Pg 12 and raises the self-made eunuch to the realms of heaven.9160
1 Cor. vii. 34, 35.
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 7
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Lu 2:36,37 2Co 7:11,12; 8:16; 11:28 1Ti 3:5 Tit 3:8