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by magnvs
July 18th, 2016, 10:11 am
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Relative Clause with Compound Antecedent
Replies: 2
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Relative Clause with Compound Antecedent

I was looking at the last part of John 2:22... καὶ ἐπίστευσαν τῇ γραφῇ καὶ τῷ λόγῳ ὃν εἶπεν ὁ Ἰησοῦς At first it seemed obvious to me that the relative clause at the end went only with "τῷ λόγῳ" since "ὃν" matches its gender and not the gender of "τῇ γραφῇ" However, I started to wonder if it would b...
by magnvs
September 21st, 2015, 8:31 pm
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: noun/adjective agreement
Replies: 6
Views: 1258

Re: noun/adjective agreement

ha! you anticipated my follow-up question while it was awaiting moderation (this thread is my first post to this forum)

thanks again, everyone for the information.
by magnvs
September 21st, 2015, 1:14 pm
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: noun/adjective agreement
Replies: 6
Views: 1258

Re: noun/adjective agreement

Thank you for your explanations! That makes sense... will have to check my books later now that I have some terminology to search with. What threw me off is that I found two NT exceptions: 2 thess. 2:16, "παράκλησιν αἰωνίαν" heb. 9:12, "αἰωνίαν λύτρωσιν" Where the adjective takes the form that I was...
by magnvs
September 20th, 2015, 7:55 pm
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: noun/adjective agreement
Replies: 6
Views: 1258

noun/adjective agreement

This probably has a simple answer but I can't find anything in the books that I own... My understanding is that the case, number, and gender of an attributive should match the word that it modifies. In several places (e.g. Matt. 19:16) I find "ζωὴν αἰώνιον." To my relatively untrained eye that looks...

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