From: Maurice A. O'Sullivan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Mar 05 2001 - 08:02:41 EST
At 05:38 05/03/01, Kenneth Litwak wrote:
> In Luke 4:16, we read
>KATA TO EIWQHS AUTW
>I'm guessing this says something to the effect of
>"according to that which is customery for him>" I'm
>not usre how to maintain the participial force of
>EIWQHS (perf form with pres. meaning).
What about " as was customary with him "?
It's just a more long-winded way of putting the NRSV version " as was his
I would suggest that what needs bringing out here is not a point about a
participle, but the fact that Luke, alone of the Synoptics, stresses the
"habitual frequenting of the synagogue by Jesus " ( Fitzmyer )
[Note: it should be EIWQOS, according to my text ]
>In 4:18 we read
>PNEUMA KURIOU EP EME (OU
>I haven't found anyone yet who translates (OU but
>EINEKEN which folows it so far as I can tell doesn't
>need a genitive rel. pronoun to complete its meaning.
>What's up? Thanks.
EINEKEN here = dictionary form ENEKEN
and the entry from ANLEX ( The Analytical Lexicon of the Greek New
Testament ) reads:
>>>>> eĀneka, eĀneken, and eiāneken improper preposition with the
genitive, expressing reason or purpose on account of, for the sake of,
because of, by reason of >>>>>>>>>>
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