32 H.W. Attridge literal rendering of the Greek indefinite pronoun. That pronoun is often used, both in Classical and Koine Greek, in a special, pregnant sense, i.e., "someone special.15 Such a use makes eminently good sense in this context. Salome asks Jesus, "Who are you, man; as if you were from someone special you have come up on my couch, etc." There is a hint here of the irony often found in Johannine dialogues. Jesus is, in fact, someone quite special, and comes from a very special source, as he goes on to point out. PERKINS SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY HAROLD W. ATTRIDGE 15 Cf. LSJ, sub voce TL;, A.II.5; Bauer-Arndt-Gingrich, A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature (2nd ed.; Chicago; Univ. of Chicago Press, 1979) s.v. TL;, 4.
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