Date: Tue Mar 04 1997 - 11:31:23 EST
>>How about Mark 1:23 where a man was "in an unclean spirit" (not vice
>>versa as we often expect).
>ANQRWPOS EN PNEUMATI AKAWARTW
>Wouldn't it make better sense to understand this as "with an unclean spirit"?
I agree that there are difficulties understanding this EN as locative. In
recently researching the "EN + <a person>", I found that Zerwick proposes that
this Mark 1:23 usage is a semitism. However, Zerwick did not show how it was a
Does anyone have information showing why or how this may be a semitism?
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