Re: Syntax of Eph 4:11

Russ P. Reeves (
Sun, 24 Nov 1996 17:04:02 -0600

On Tue, 12 Nove 1996 Rod Decker wrote...

>I'm interested in the syntactical series of Eph. 4:11 (MEN... DE...
>DE... DE... KAI). I don't find this pattern elsewhere in the NT (even
>with fewer KAIs). Is anyone aware of it outside the NT?

It's not an exact parallel, since the list is shorter, but would Ephesians
2:20 be an example of a similar construction: "... EPI TW THEMELIW TWN

Russ Reeves

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