[b-greek] Re: Titus 3.4

From: Carl W. Conrad (cwconrad@artsci.wustl.edu)
Date: Sat Jun 24 2000 - 11:45:28 EDT

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<div>At 2:41 PM +0200 6/24/00, Kevin Smith wrote:</div>
<blockquote type="cite" cite><font size="-1">Hello
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<blockquote type="cite" cite><font size="-1">I find the following
construction somewhat strange:</font></blockquote>
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<blockquote type="cite" cite><font size="-1">hH CRHSTOTHS KAI hH
FILANQRWPIA EPEFANH . . . .</font></blockquote>
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<blockquote type="cite" cite><font size="-1">The repeated article
suggests that the nouns are to be distinguished, but the singular
verb implies they are treated as a unit? So which is it and why? Any
<div>Looks like this is a candidate of the first water for our old
friend, hendiadys (hEN DIA DUOIN): the use of two terms t(w)o express
a single conception: one could convey it as &quot;the goodness, that
is, love for humanity, of God our savior&quot; ...</div>

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