From: Roe (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Mar 21 2001 - 18:01:07 EST
> Acts 7:59
> And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive
> my spirit.
> Could the Greek grammatically allow that "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit"
> was said by the "they" instead of by Stephen..... ?
No, not grammatically allowed because the verbs in question are both
singular. 'Calling upon' is EPIKALOUMENON, and 'saying' is LEGONTA.
The plural forms, which would be required for the proposed reading, are
EPIKALOUMENOUS and LEGONTAS.
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