Re: Neuter article in Rom 9:5

From: Jonathan Robie (
Date: Sun Mar 15 1998 - 15:19:33 EST

At 09:38 AM 3/15/98 -0600, Carl W. Conrad wrote:
>The strangest such expression I think I've ever run into is a recurrent
>formula in Aristotle, who creates a substantive by sticking a TO in front
>of the indirect question TI HN EINAI, "to be what it was"--so TO TI HN
>EINAI becomes a noun that Aristotle manipulates as the subject or object of
>a verb or the object of a preposition.
I'm sorry, Carl, but I didn't get this one right off. I'm just not sure how
to interpret TO TI HN EINAI - that which is what it was? In what contexts
does he use this?


Jonathan Robie

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