Re: postpositives

From: Micheal Palmer (
Date: Tue Apr 08 1997 - 20:58:05 EDT

At 9:42 AM -0600 4/5/97, David Couric wrote:
>Does anyone know of a good source for a simple explanation of why
>postpositives are postpositives, etc.? We couldn't find much
>information on them other than lists of which conjunctions are
>postpositives. For example, in I John 1:3b why is postpositive DE
>the fourth word in the sentence rather than the third?

I have never seen a particularly good answer to this question. If any of
you know of one, please post your reply to the list or at least send me a


Micheal W. Palmer
Religion & Philosophy
Meredith College

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