This could be a use of the pefect known as "the intensive perfect" where the
context depicts a prior act which issued in a new state of affairs. He has
sanctified us and we reamain sanctified because of the intercessory work
that He does.
As far as John 17:25, I believe that Leon Morris in his commentary says,"
the KAI is used as an equivalent of "both" i.e."both the world and these."
At 05:31 PM 8/31/96 EDT, you wrote:
>Here is John 17:19:
> KAI hUPER AUTWN EGW AGIAZW EMAUTON,
> hINA WSIN KAI AUTOI *HGIASMENOI* EN ALHQEIA.
> ("and for them do I sanctify myself, that they also
> themselves may be sanctified in truth.")
>Zerwick and Grosvenor has this note: "HGIASMENOI: (pf part pass) made (and kept
>-- pf) holy for their God-given task".
>Why does the perfect imply "and kept"?
>And here is John 17:25:
> PATER DIKAIE, KAI hO KOSMOS SE OUK EGNW
>Zerwick and Grosvenor mention that "the force of the first KAI is not
>it clear to any of y'all?
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