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by mmorris
February 10th, 2019, 11:18 pm
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: Article with Events
Replies: 2
Views: 1595

Article with Events

I’ve read several books now by Christian authors, they don’t claim to be experts on Greek, but basically they say if an event is mentioned in Greek and has an article it must have a previous reference. Whether previously mentioned in that book or any other book in the Bible. I’m interested to hear o...
by mmorris
May 22nd, 2018, 12:48 am
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Articles that don't match adjacent word
Replies: 1
Views: 1644

Articles that don't match adjacent word

What is the significance when an article is followed by another noun that does not match in case, number and gender? Is there a specific grammar rule for this? Such as Καισαρείας τῆς Φιλίππου in Matthew 16:13 Ἐλθὼν δὲ ὁ Ἰησοῦς εἰς τὰ μέρη Καισαρείας τῆς Φιλίππου ἠρώτα τοὺς μαθητὰς αὐτοῦ λέγων Τίνα λ...
by mmorris
May 18th, 2018, 10:40 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Can verbs have a case?
Replies: 4
Views: 2715

Can verbs have a case?

In Basics of Biblical Greek, Dr. Mounce said "verbs do not have case or gender"

However, wouldn't this be incorrect if the verb is articular?

For instance in 1 Thessalonians 1:10 τὸν ῥυόμενον, wouldn't ῥυόμενον be considered being in the Accusative case based on τὸν?

Thanks for the help!
by mmorris
May 8th, 2018, 3:12 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: definite article
Replies: 4
Views: 2847

Re: definite article

Thanks for the info!
by mmorris
May 7th, 2018, 8:58 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: definite article
Replies: 4
Views: 2847

definite article

In Koine is the definite article use ever indefinite? Ie. If they were just using it as a function marker.

A follow up to that. If an article is uses with a noun regarding an event, would that always be considered a one time event?

Thanks!
by mmorris
May 5th, 2018, 2:44 am
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: indeclinable names
Replies: 4
Views: 2279

Re: indeclinable names

Genesis 11:31
καὶ ἔλαβεν Θαρα τὸν Αβραμ υἱὸν αὐτοῦ...

Ie. would Θαρα be considered Accusative?

Thanks!
by mmorris
May 4th, 2018, 5:02 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: indeclinable names
Replies: 4
Views: 2279

indeclinable names

When an anarthrous indeclinable name precedes and is adjacent to an article, would the name take the same case as the article?

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