From: Rod Decker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Oct 21 1997 - 11:07:27 EDT
Mark 2:15 KAI GINETAI KATAKEISQAI...
How is the infinitive functioning here? From the flow of the context I want
to translate the phrase as "and he was reclining"--but that doesn't fit any
typical patterns of infinitive useage that I recall. I note that the NIV
translates it temporally: "when he was reclining"--but I don't think of
other infinitives used temporally without a preposition (META, EN, PRO,
Any suggestions appreciated.
Rodney J. Decker Baptist Bible Seminary
Asst. Prof./NT P O Box 800
email@example.com Clarks Summit PA 18411
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