Matthew 1:20

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Re: Matthew 1:20

Post by Stephen Carlson » April 13th, 2017, 7:27 pm

Jonathan Robie wrote:
April 13th, 2017, 4:17 pm
Alan Bunning wrote:
April 2nd, 2017, 10:41 am
Matthew 1:20, “τὸ γὰρ ἐν αὐτῇ γεννηθὲν ἐκ πνεύματός ἐστιν ἁγίου
I just noticed this text, where ἦν (which is not enclitic) separates a similar phrase in a very similar way.

Luke.2.25 Καὶ ἰδοὺ ἄνθρωπος ἦν ἐν Ἰερουσαλὴμ ᾧ ὄνομα Συμεών, καὶ ὁ ἄνθρωπος οὗτος δίκαιος καὶ εὐλαβής, προσδεχόμενος παράκλησιν τοῦ Ἰσραήλ, καὶ Πνεῦμα ἦν Ἅγιον ἐπ’ αὐτόν·

Does that damage the enclitic theory?
I've noticed, and I think I've even mentioned it on B-Greek a while ago, that ὴ͂ν seems to behave like an enclitic in terms of placement.
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