RE: Simeon's spirit

From: Peter Phillips (
Date: Fri Nov 28 1997 - 07:02:41 EST

It isn't accusative - it's neuter nominative surely

From: Jonathan Robie []
Sent: 28 November 1997 11:49
To: Peter Phillips
Cc: 'B-Greek'
Subject: Re: Simeon's spirit

At 08:39 AM 11/28/97 -0000, Peter Phillips wrote:
>Last night I went to an informal communion service here in College. I was
>following the reading in my GNT and was a little startled at the
>translation of what I saw before me. Luke 25b says, KAI PNEUMA HN 'AGION
>EP AUTWI. The translation was "the Holy Spirit was upon him".
Why is hAGION accusative here?


Jonathan Robie

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