From: Marty Brownfield (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Feb 13 1998 - 18:54:03 EST
>What is "wrong" with this genitive absolute is that it is not absolute. The
>subject of the genitive absolute is coreferential with the indirect object
>the main clause. In other words the disciples who were untying the PWLON
>up again in the main clause; PROS AUTOUS. In this sense the genitive
>is not really absolute.
Yes, I see that now. Well done. I didn't look far enough into the verse.
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