From: Carl W. Conrad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Sep 26 1996 - 13:19:57 EDT
At 10:00 AM -0500 9/26/96, KHGrenier@aol.com wrote:
>What is autoi doing in Luke 11:46?
>o de eipev. kai umiv tois vomikois ouai, oti phortizete tous anthrwpous
>phortia dusbastakta, kai autoi evi twv daktulwv umwv ou prospsauete tois
Isn't this purely and simply the older Attic usage of AUTOS as an intensive
pronoun = "yourselves"? To be sure, far more often in Koine AUTOS is simply
a third-person plural pronoun, but we do occasionally see the older strict
usage of AUTOS/AUTH/AUTO = Latin IPSE/IPSA/IPSUD.
Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University
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