[b-greek] Re: Eph 5:18, EN PNEUMATI

From: Dale M. Wheeler (dalemw@teleport.com)
Date: Sun Jul 23 2000 - 22:41:45 EDT

Couple of things to keep in mind as you think this through...<br>
1) The fact that there is no article is basically irrelevant since the
noun follows a preposition, since, as I'm sure you know, Greek tends to
drop the article, even when the noun is absolutely definite, when the
noun is preceded by a preposition.&nbsp; Thus, you have to determine
whether the noun is definite, indefinite, or qualitative from other
factors like context, other uses, etc.<br>
2) You should look at the phrase EN PNEUMATI in the NT, esp., in Paul and
most especially in Eph. Some of these have AGIW attached, a couple have
human attributes attached, a couple are debated, but the ones in Eph seem
to be pretty consistent.&nbsp; It's my impression that the phrase, as
referring to the Holy Spirit, begins with John and Jesus.<br>
<font face="Times New Roman, Times" size=1>Matt 3:11 <br>
Matt 12:28 <br>
Matt 22:43 <br>
Mark 1:8 <br>
Mark 1:23 <br>
Mark 5:2 <br>
Luke 1:17 <br>
Luke 3:16 <br>
John 1:33 <br>
John 4:23,24 <br>
Acts 1:5 <br>
Acts 11:16 <br>
Roma 2:29 <br>
Roma 8:9 <br>
Roma 9:1 <br>
Roma 14:17 <br>
Roma 15:16 <br>
1Cor 12:3 <br>
2Cor 6:6 <br>
Gala 6:1 <br>
Ephe 2:22 <br>
Ephe 3:5 <br>
Ephe 5:18 <br>
Ephe 6:18 <br>
Colo 1:8 <br>
1The 1:5 <br>
1Tim 3:16 <br>
Jude 1:20 <br>
Reve 1:10 <br>
Reve 4:2 <br>
Reve 17:3 <br>
Reve 21:10 <br>
Enjoy the journey...<br>
<div>Dale M. Wheeler, Ph.D.</div>
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Languages&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Multnomah Bible
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