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Anathema Maranatha

Are both of these words Aramaic?
Hi CreationTruth,

Anathema is Greek.

"Maran Atha" is Aramaic.

+Shamasha Paul
Hi Paul
Corinthians was not written in Aramaic?
Welcome to the aramaic primacy topic.

Too much arguments to mention in one post, but it is possible very well that Paul just always wrote his epistles in Jewish Aramaic and had Luke (for instance) and Titus translate it to Greek for his Greek audience.

The existance of 'Maran Atha' is a smoking gun of translation of such Aramaic original.
CreationTruth Wrote:Hi Paul
Corinthians was not written in Aramaic?

Hi CT

I'm not sure I follow. What do you mean?

+Shamasha
Paul Younan Wrote:
CreationTruth Wrote:Hi Paul
Corinthians was not written in Aramaic?

Hi CT

I'm not sure I follow. What do you mean?

+Shamasha

Hi again CT,

I think I see the confusion now. In the Aramaic of Corinthians 16:22, the Aramaic word for "accursed" is "khrim". That word is translated into the Greek "anathema."

The Greek translator rendered "khrim" into "anathema", and left "maran atha" untranslated since it was a recognized phrase even to the Greek reader.

+Shamasha
I got it.
Thanks Distazo
Thanks again Paul