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God! Who elects these people?

added by papabear, 2011-04-09 22:07

"God! Who elects these people?" "God, who elects these people."

edited by papabear, 2011-04-09 22:07

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linked by sacredceltic, 2011-04-09 22:22

#831633

linked by Zifre, 2011-04-09 22:29

#831662

linked by Swift, 2011-04-09 23:20

#831664

linked by Swift, 2011-04-09 23:20

#942230

linked by thyc244, 2011-06-17 17:04

#1852283

linked by fekundulo, 2012-09-19 12:17

Sentence #831595

eng
"God! Who elects these people?" "God, who elects these people."

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epo
"Dio! Kiu elektas tiujn homojn?" "Dio, kiu elektas tiujn homojn."
fra
«Dieu ! Qui élit ces gens ?» «Dieu, qui élit ces gens.»
heb
"אלוהים! מי בוחר את האנשים הללו?" "אלוהים, הבוחר את האנשים הללו."
isl
„Guð! Hver kýs þetta fólk?“ „Guð, hver kýs þetta fólk.“
isl
„Guð! Hver kýs þetta fólk?“ „Guð, sem kýs þetta fólk.“
jpn
「神様!誰がこの人達を選んだの?」「神様がこの人達を選んだんだよ。」

Comments

Zifre 2011-04-09 22:17 link permalink

What's with the repetition?

Swift 2011-04-09 22:20 link permalink

What's with the repetition?

FeuDRenais 2011-04-09 22:21 link permalink

It's a question-and-answer.

sacredceltic 2011-04-09 22:22 link permalink

there is no repetition...

papabear 2011-04-09 22:24 link permalink

"God [exclamation]! Who elects these people? [rhetorical question]"

"[The answer is] God, who elects these people [subordinate clause modifying the subject]."

papabear 2011-04-09 22:26 link permalink

The difference will be clearer when I read it aloud. Still haven't finished my current batch, though.

Zifre 2011-04-09 22:32 link permalink

Yup, got it. I've attempted a translation in Esperanto. :-)

sacredceltic 2011-04-09 22:49 link permalink

obviously, the thicker you are, the best chance you get to become moderator on Tatoeba...

sacredceltic 2011-04-10 09:03 link permalink

>One could, I guess, argue that God doesn't elect

Yes it does very much. There is even a God's elect People! Surely it elected them!
http://www.topical-bible-studies.org/22-0008.htm

sacredceltic 2011-04-10 10:02 link permalink

>I meant "elect" as a verb.

Indeed. To have a people elected, one has to "elect" it...

sacredceltic 2011-04-10 10:03 link permalink

ex-legere: to choose