From: Mark Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Oct 26 2000 - 16:35:52 EDT
> I am working in Ephesians 4 and am trying to get comfortable with
>the use of EIS in vs 12 & 13, and En in vs 14.
>12 EIS ERGOV DIAKONIAS
> EIS OIKODOMHN ...
>13 EIS THN ENOTHTA
> EIS ANDRA
> EIS METRON
>14 EN TH KUBEIA
> EN PANOURGIA
I think you have to evaluate EIS + Acc. on an individual basis. Whether it
is Purpose, Result, Respect, etc. in a particular context will be more or
less based on the development of the text.
I would say the same for EN + Dative here (BTW, your tranliteration is
incorrect). EN + dat. does seem to be "means" in this passage; don't you
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