Mar 7, 2022
Dr. Doug Penney, Associate Professor of Classical Languages at Wheaton College, has taught Greek and Hebrew at Wheaton for 30 years. English Bible translations have struggled with the question of how to translate the language of a patriarchal Greco-Roman culture into contemporary English when the majority of readers increasingly find that sort of language confusing or unclear. 2 Cor. 6:18 is an instance of Paul making his own adjustment to an Old Testament text to make it explicitly refer to both men and women.