Date: Mon Aug 27 2001 - 20:44:09 EDT
In a message dated 8/27/01 5:56:41 PM, email@example.com writes:
>In Hebrews 8:10, we have:
>...KAI EPI KARDIAS AUTWN EMPGRAFW AUTOUS
>KAI ESOMAI AUTOIS EIS QEON
>KAI AUTOI ESONTAI MOI EIS LAON.
>What are the translational options for EIS, which
>I assume would be the same in its function with QEON and LAON.
>Some translations seem to not translate it altogether.
Mark, I would call this a predicate accusative. Some refer to p. a. as
instances where a transitive verb has two "objects" in the accusative case. I
think that the accusative with EIS with a verb to be is also a predicate
accusative. See also ESOMAI hUMIN EIS PATERA (2 Cor. 6:18) or ESONTAI hOI DUO
EIS SARKA MIAN (Matt. 19:5)
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