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  • Classical Greeks would ask strangers which city-state they were citizens of: the Cynic Diogenes hated this question so much he came up with the famous retort “Kosmopolites eimi”—“I am a citizen of the world.”

    Day of Honey

  • Classical Greeks would ask strangers which city-state they were citizens of: the Cynic Diogenes hated this question so much he came up with the famous retort “Kosmopolites eimi”—“I am a citizen of the world.”

    Day of Honey

  • I think the parallel I just showed above between Memmar Marqah 2:13 and John 18:6 is a good indication that John wants us to hear "Eigo eimi" in the sense of a divine name.

    HANDS Across the Godhead?

  • One can typically find an antecedent to the instances of 'ani hu expressed by God in Isaiah and to the instances of ego eimi expressed by Jesus in the NT.

    HANDS Across the Godhead?

  • I'm probably being hyper sensitive particularly to the religious allusions and looking for loaded verbal clues, but was that a Lost equivalent of a Johannine "ego eimi"?

    LOST Satisfaction

  • Not only did Jesus claim to be "God," but he went a step further and claimed to be the "I AM" ego eimi in John 8:58: "before Abraham was, I AM."

    Did Jesus Claim To Be God?

  • It's translated "it is I" in the NRSV version we read in church, but in Greek the phrase is ego eimi and it means, most closely, "I Am."

    trinityboy Diary Entry

  • Wait, it should be something Greek -- Eukha'ristos eimi'.

    Two (Very Different) Acceptances

  • I think it's because my friend eimi has one and after reading a little of it I found myself wanting to put some of my life down in words too.

    phelicity Diary Entry

  • As the lesson for to-day says, _he dunamis en astheneia teleitai_, strength is perfected in weakness. _hotan astheno tote dunatos eimi_.

    Letters to His Friends

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