From: Jonathan Robie (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Apr 01 1998 - 16:30:18 EST
At 10:41 AM 4/1/98 -0600, Carl W. Conrad wrote:
>At 8:45 AM -0600 4/1/98, Jonathan Robie wrote:
>>Verse 2: TOIS EN KOLOSSAIS hAGIOIS KAI PISTOIS ADELFOIS EN CRISTWi
>>Is hAGIOIS an adjective or a noun here? Is this written to "the saints in
>>Colossia and the faithful brethren in Christ", or to "the holy and faithful
>>brethren in Christ who are in Colossia"?
>I'd say that hAGIOIS is a substantive: "the holy (ones) = "the saints"--
>but the one article TOIS, I think, functions to govern the entire dative
If it is treated as a substantive, does this read like two groups? "to (a)
the saints in colossia and (b) the faithful brethren in Christ"?
Thanks for the clarifications on all the rest!
Jonathan Robie firstname.lastname@example.org
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