Acts 8.27

From: Jim Oxford (
Date: Wed Apr 23 1997 - 10:44:50 EDT


I was hoping that you would respond at some pont today to my inquiry. A
fellow grad student, and good friend of mine, is working on a paper that
argues that Codex D "suppresses women." She asked me about 8.27, where the
pronoun in D is changed from feminine to masculine/neuter. The difficulty
then becomes determining its antecedent: either the Ethiopian or the

I suggested to her that in some instances a pronoun can disagree with its
antecedent in number. Seeing as I had no time to hunt this down, I decided
to ask the good folks at bgreek about this matter.

If you have an opinion or insight, I would love to hear it.



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