Peter (WAS: Italian as a "Pure" Language)

Brent J. Ermlick brent at
Thu Apr 5 10:15:50 UTC 2001

On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 04:02:28PM -0400, X99Lynx at wrote:
	. . .
> Peter might possibly just been called Peter, as Petra may have already become
> part of the Aramaic language, and this would appear consistent with the
> naming practices in the NT, even nicknames, not being translated.

Maybe, but we also see "Cephas" in the NT. For example:

    John 1:42, ... thou shalt be called Cephas, ...
    Corinthians 1:12 ... and I of Cephas; ...


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