Re: Luke 11:46

David L. Moore (
Thu, 26 Sep 1996 11:52:00 -0400 wrote:
> What is autoi doing in Luke 11:46?
> Verse follows:
> o de eipev. kai umiv tois vomikois ouai, oti phortizete tous anthrwpous
> phortia dusbastakta, kai autoi evi twv daktulwv umwv ou prospsauete tois
> phortiois.

AUTOI appears to be a nominative form used in a vocative sense here.
The use of AUTOS in stead of hUMEIS (from SU) to indicate emphasis. See BAGD,
s.v. AUTOS, sect. 2.

David L. Moore                             Director
Miami, Florida, USA                        Department of Education                     Southeastern Spanish District            of the Assemblies of God