From: Carl W. Conrad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Oct 28 1995 - 08:23:00 EDT
At 11:54 PM 10/27/95, BibAnsMan@aol.com wrote:
>I came across Acts 6:2 OUK ARESTON ESTIN hHMAS KATALEIYANTAS ...
>It sure seems like a Periphrastic Aorist to me. Is there any reason not to
>accept it as a periphrastic Aorist? Certainly KATALEIYANTAS directly
>complements ESTIN !
It certainly does NOT! The construction is really a fairly simple one:
hHMAS DIAKONEIN TRAPEZAIS is an infinitive phrase serving as the subject of
OUK ARESTON ESTIN; KATALEIYANTAS TON LOGON TOU QEOU is an adverbial
participial phrase dependent upon hHMAS.
Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University
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