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Some have attributed the difficult grammatical constructions to, among other things: (1) a reflection of categories of unusual though acceptable Greek syntax (attested also in contemporary Hellenistic Greek); (2) to constructio ad sensum; (3) to John's ineptness or inelegant style; (4) to the intense effect of the apocalyptic vision; (5) to Semitic influence (either the style of the LXX, Hebrew Old Testament or Aramaic); and (6) to his attempt to make the reader focus more on certain phrases. Ruiz's proposal fits within the last category.
This question is answered with a resounding 'no', since Moyise concludes that such an answer is demanded by the observation that major commentators differ profoundly about whether or not Revelation is essentially Christian or Jewish (as represented, for example, respectively by the different positions of Caird and Ford on the militaristic notion of the Old Testament allusions to the Messiah's victory). 115 Moyise tries to qualify this conclusion by acknowledging that John's purposes, in some way, are still of interest to the reader.
18-19. 93. Moyise, Old Testament in the Book of Revelation, p. 111. 94. Moyise, Old Testament in the Book of Revelation, p. 23. 95. Moyise, Old Testament in the Book of Revelation, p. 19. 96. Moyise, Old Testament in the Book of Revelation, p. 116. 44 John's Use of the Old Testament in Revelation only two verses. Some see only the Old Testament-Jewish notion of a conquering messianic figure who defeats enemies in some literal or militaristic fashion, since that background utilizes both lion and lamb images in that manner.