Matthew 5: 18-19
Steven Lo Vullo
slovullo at mac.com
Sun Oct 6 16:26:20 EDT 2002
On Sunday, October 6, 2002, at 02:40 PM, jldrick at juno.com wrote:
> "AMHN GAR LEGW hUMIN, hEWS AN
> PARELQNi hO OURANOS KAI hH GH, IWTA hEN
> hH MIA KERAIA OU MH PARELQHi APO TOU
> NOMOU, hEWS AN PANTA GENHTAI"
> Does "hEWS AN PARELQNi hO OURANOS
> KAI hH GH" modify "IWTA hEN hH MIA KERAIA OU
> MH PARELQHi APO TOU NOMOU," or does it modify
> "LEGW hUMIN."
> I have not been able to find other New
> Testament examples of two hEWS AN clauses
> forming a "sandwich" like this.
I would analyse as follows: IWTA hEN H MIA KERAIA OU MH PARELQHi APO
TOU NOMOU is a nominal clause, the object of LEGW. It seems that both
indefinite temporal clauses introduced by hEWS AN are subordinate to
Steven R. Lo Vullo
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