By Richmond Lattimore
Richmond Lattimore, probably the most special dwelling translators of Greek, has during this publication accomplished his rendering of the recent testomony in clean and exact English for the fashionable reader. The ebook of his translation of The 4 Gospels and the Revelation in 1979 used to be hailed via the hot York instances booklet evaluate as "an fulfillment that locations us extra deeply in Lattimore's debt than the other in an extended diligent career."
The Acts of the Apostles, which he calls "the earliest consecutive tale of early Christianity that we have," and the 3 teams of Letters of the Apostles—those of Saint Paul, the letter to the Hebrews, and the overall Letters—are now made to be had to accomplish the recent testomony in his translation. His objective back has been to supply an easy, literal rendering during which the syntax and order of the Greek dictate the nature of the English style.
Lattimore, as an expert at the Greek language during which these...
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And he said: Here I am, Lord. The Lord said to him: Rise up and go to the street which is called Straight and look in the house of Judas for one, Saul by name, from Tarsus; for behold, he is praying, and he saw in a vision a man named Ananias coming in and laying his hands upon him, to make him see again. But Ananias answered: Lord, I have heard from many people about this man, and all the evil things he has done to your saints in Jerusalem; and he has such authority from the high priests that he can imprison all who call upon your name.
And immediately a mist and darkness fell upon him, and he went about looking for people to lead him by the hand. Then the proconsul, seeing what had happened and struck by the teaching of the Lord, believed. Sailing from Paphos, Paul and his party came to Perge in Pamphylia, but John left them and returned to Jerusalem. And traveling from Perge, they arrived at the Pisidian Antioch, and entered the synagogue on the day of the sabbath and sat down. After the reading of the law and the prophets, the heads of the synagogue sent them a message saying: Men and brothers, if you have any word of exhortation before the people, speak.
She said: Yes, this amount. Peter said to her: Why did you both agree to make trial of the Spirit of the Lord? See! The feet of those who buried your husband are at the door; and they will carry you out. And immediately she fell at his feet and died; and the young men came in and found her dead, and they carried her out and buried her by her husband. And great fear came upon the whole congregation and on all who heard about these things. And many miracles and portentous things were wrought among the people by the hands of the apostles.
Acts and letters of the Apostles by Richmond Lattimore