From: Harold R. Holmyard III (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jun 08 2000 - 18:23:35 EDT
>hO LOGOS TOU CRISTOU ENOIKEITW EN hUMIN PLOUSIWS EN PASHi SOFIAi
DIDASKONTES KAI NOUQESOUNTES hEAUTOUS
>I am going through this workbook by Dr. Grassmick on Colossians. He
>presents a sentence diagram of the entire epistle.
>My question is the two participles. The diagram has both of them modifying
>hUMIN, which I assume must function Adjectivally. Would it be equally
>likely that these participles modify ENOUKEITW, and function Adverbially?
>If it must be Adjectivally, does the hEAUTOUS determine this?
The participles are plural and so must modify something plural. The verb
ENOIKEITW is singular, as is its subject LOGOS. So the participles must
modify hUMIN. They cannot modify hEAUTOUS because that word is the object
of the participles.
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