From: Jonathan Robie (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Aug 09 1998 - 19:23:53 EDT
Mark 6:2 has this phrase:
POQEN TOUTWi TAUTA
I'm uncertain that I am reading it correctly. Should I read it like this?
TOUTWi unto this one
TAUTA these things
So the whole phrase means basically "where did this one get these things
from?" And what kind of dative is TOUTWi - is it a pure dative, "to/for
this one"? Or is it instrumental "by this one" - "whence come these things
by means of this one?" Granted, that last sentence isn't English, but I
hope it is clear what I'm trying to say.
Also: how unusual is this phrase? What social register would it belong to?
Jonathan Robie email@example.com
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