Re: Eph 4:20 EMAQETE TON CRISTON - why accusative?

From: Maurice A. O'Sullivan (
Date: Fri Feb 14 1997 - 10:26:36 EST

At 08:50 14/02/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Ephe 4:20 (GNT) humeis de ouc houtws emaqete ton Criston
>Why is TON CRISTON accusative here?
>Isn't the direct object of MANQANW the thing which is learned? Consider this:

I see that Zerwick and Grosvenor say:

"The use of MANQANQ and AKOUW (v.21) with dir. obj. of a person is unknown.
Perhaps Paul thus emphasizes that what the Chrisian learns is the living


Maurice A. O'Sullivan [ Bray, Ireland ]

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