From: Carlton L. Winbery (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Mar 18 1996 - 11:28:08 EST
Stephen Clock wrote;
>In Ephesians 4:29, the second major clause begins with ALLA EI TIS AGAThOS etc.
>a) EI here, introduces a third class conditional clause, does it not?
No, a third class condition is usually introduced by some form of AN such
I would say that ALLA EI TIS AGAQOS PROS OIKODOMHN THS CREIAS is an
adversative clause indicating the converse of the SAPROS LOGOS. I would
translate it "but if any (word) (is) good for meeting the need."
Carlton L. Winbery
LA College, Pineville, La
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