Singular head noun, followed by two genitives and καὶ

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Mike Baber
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Singular head noun, followed by two genitives and καὶ

Post by Mike Baber » September 8th, 2011, 4:53 pm

I'm attempting to argue that Revelation 22:3 really refers to two thrones by the phrase καὶ ὁ θρόνος τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ τοῦ ἀρνίου, since Revelation 3:21 appears to indicate two thrones, viz. τῷ θρόνῳ μου and τῷ θρόνῳ αὐτοῦ.

In Revelation 22:3, there is a singular head noun followed by two nouns in the genitive separated by the conjunction καὶ. I believe that the verse could be interpreted as "the throne of God and [the throne] of the Lamb."

Does anyone know of any clear examples of this phenomenon in the NT?
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Re: Singular head noun, followed by two genitives and καὶ

Post by timothy_p_mcmahon » September 24th, 2011, 4:40 am

Seems like what you're suggesting would more likely be ὁ θρόνος τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ τοῦ ἀρνίου.

But it's Revelation, home of the solecism, so perhaps you could read it that way.
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