Mt 26.73 - What is the second KAI doing?

Jim West jwest at highland.net
Sat Jan 1 10:03:28 EST 2000


At 06:40 AM 1/1/00 -0800, you wrote:
>Hello all, I'm trying to improve my understanding of some of the finer
>points of greek grammar, and was looking more carefully than I'm used to at
>how KAI is used.
>
>When I ran across the following (Mt 26.73), where Peter is accused of being
>one of Jesus' men.
>
>KAI GAR H LALIA SOU DHLON SE POIEI.
>
>So my question is, just what is this KAI doing?  

Hi,

I think it is serving as a clarificatory remark about Peter- = also...  "for
yours speech also....  etc."
this is called the adjunctive use.
best,

Jim

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