Re: Acts 2:38

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Wed May 03 2000 - 14:26:02 EDT

At 2:20 PM -0500 5/3/00, Ron Tyson wrote:
> I really appreciate your reply. It is the shift to the second person
>plural (UMWN) that concerns me. It makes me wonder if the remission of
>sins is to be taken with BAPTISQHTW hEKASTOS. It agrees perfectly with the
>second plural of METANOHSATE rather than with BAPTISQHTW hEKASTOS. Do you
>follow me?

Yes, but don't forget that the hEKASTOS is followed by the partitive hUMWN:
repent, each and all, be baptized, each and all, become part, each and all,
of the new human family.


Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics/Washington University
One Brookings Drive/St. Louis, MO, USA 63130/(314) 935-4018
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