From: Carl W. Conrad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri May 28 1999 - 17:24:43 EDT
At 2:51 PM -0500 5/28/99, Jeffrey B. Gibson wrote:
>"Carl W. Conrad" wrote:
>> At 1:54 PM +1000 5/28/99, Richard A. Creighton wrote:
>> >Mark 2:1 contains the phrase TA PROS THN QURAN - Zerwick/Grosvenor
>> >translate this as "space near the door".
>> >How is the TA functioning here?
>> >Are there other examples of the definite article being used in this kind
>> >of way in the NT?
>> Here are just a few of many examples of this sort of phrasing in the GNT:
>> Acts 23:11 ... hWS GAR DIEMARTURW TA PERI EMOU EIS IEROUSALHM ...
>> Acts 24.22 EIDWS TA PERI THS hODOU ...
>> Rom 15:17 ECW OUN KAUCHSIN EN CRISTWi IHSOU TA PROS TON QEON ...
>And what about -- as an (another) example of Markan usage of this idiom --
>hUPAGE OPISW MOU, SATANA, hOTI OU FRONEIS TA TOU QEOU ALLA TA TWN ANQRWPWN.
Good one, Jeffrey. The primary reason I chose the ones I did choose,
however, was that they all use TA with a prepositional phrase to
Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University
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