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by Stephen Carlson
May 7th, 2021, 5:24 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: What B-Greek does best
Replies: 5
Views: 159

Re: What B-Greek does best

What are your thoughts? What does B-Greek do best? How can we leverage that? Most people I've talked to think the archives are best. Unfortunately, the forum interface isn't great for finding them, and the default form search bar (which always gets restored on upgrades) is poorly designed for findi...
by Stephen Carlson
May 7th, 2021, 5:20 am
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: Participle in Matt. 27:55
Replies: 14
Views: 233

Re: Participle in Matt. 27:55

As far as metalanguage is concerned, "thetic" is really useful and the concept it refers to has no real counterpart in traditional grammar. Perhaps, "presentational" is less intimidating, but too many people expect terms to be definitions rather than labels of the concepts they r...
by Stephen Carlson
April 26th, 2021, 10:32 pm
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: Question concerning accentuation in contract verbs
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: Question concerning accentuation in contract verbs

Compare morph.: pres. act. sg. ἐρωτάω > ἐρωτῶ; impf. act. sg. ἠρώταον > ἠρώτων My challenge is/was, it wasn't clear to me why the imperfect has a different accentuation. I guess it just does. There are similar accent changes in the imperative of contract verbs. The accentuation of the verb was fixe...
by Stephen Carlson
April 26th, 2021, 6:07 am
Forum: Lexicons
Topic: Cambridge Greek Lexicon - interesting definitions
Replies: 8
Views: 166

Re: Cambridge Greek Lexicon - interesting definitions

I’m more interested in its semantic analysis (how they break down the senses of a polysemous word) rather than in how they assign an otherwise unlocated NT usage to one of the senses.
by Stephen Carlson
April 26th, 2021, 6:01 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Khalaf - The Adnominal Genitive in the Pauline Corpus
Replies: 2
Views: 57

Re: Khalaf - The Adnominal Genitive in the Pauline Corpus

Thanks for this notice. The way the description is written sounds like it’s mainly about chains of genitives, but maybe there’s more?
by Stephen Carlson
April 10th, 2021, 10:15 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Articular?
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: Articular?

mmorris wrote: April 9th, 2021, 7:45 pm I have read that if the article is not the word before, then the word is not articular.
Do you remember where you read this? Because it’s wrong.
by Stephen Carlson
April 9th, 2021, 7:07 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: ὡμοιώθη in parables of Matthew 13.24; 18.23; 22.2
Replies: 7
Views: 248

Re: ὡμοιώθη in parables of Matthew 13.24; 18.23; 22.2

Barry Hofstetter wrote: April 9th, 2021, 5:28 am
Stephen Carlson wrote: April 8th, 2021, 5:46 pm Sorry, but you’re just behind the curve on this one. It’s being taken out of the textbooks.
Such as?
Decker’s immediately comes to mind.
by Stephen Carlson
April 8th, 2021, 5:46 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: ὡμοιώθη in parables of Matthew 13.24; 18.23; 22.2
Replies: 7
Views: 248

Re: ὡμοιώθη in parables of Matthew 13.24; 18.23; 22.2

Gnomic sounds right for this aorist. I do wonder if they are preferred in judgment contexts. "Deponent" is deprecated terminology; "middle" is better. What I think is going on is that Carson views "passive" narrowly as having an external agent in mind, which is not the...
by Stephen Carlson
April 8th, 2021, 12:40 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: In Mark 14:12, how should ὅτε τὸ πάσχα ἔθυον be understood?
Replies: 22
Views: 339

Re: In Mark 14:12, how should ὅτε τὸ πάσχα ἔθυον be understood?

Bill, Brant Pitre has written an entire book on the subject, Jesus and the Last Supper, where he argues that it is actually John who is misunderstood today. I recommend you read it and come back here with any questions that come up.
by Stephen Carlson
April 7th, 2021, 9:54 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: ὡμοιώθη in parables of Matthew 13.24; 18.23; 22.2
Replies: 7
Views: 248

Re: ὡμοιώθη in parables of Matthew 13.24; 18.23; 22.2

Gnomic sounds right for this aorist. I do wonder if they are preferred in judgment contexts. "Deponent" is deprecated terminology; "middle" is better. What I think is going on is that Carson views "passive" narrowly as having an external agent in mind, which is not the ...

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