1 Thess 2:15 ENANTIWN; LS

Paul S. Dixon dixonps at juno.com
Thu Oct 29 21:32:32 EST 1998

Paul S. Dixon, Pastor
Wilsonville, Oregon

Carl, Michael:

Just a follow-up on our discussion on ENANTIWN
in 1 Thess 2:15.

Liddell-Scott does have ENANTIOW as a word in usage,
but quickly points out that the deponent form is far
more common.  I suppose that means Paul could have
had ENANTIOW in mind as the word behind ENANTIWN
in 1 Thess 2:15, making it a participle.  Ah, the beauty
of five participles versus participle, participle, participle,
adjective, participle.  

But, this leads me to wonder more about deponent verbs
and their participal forms.  Though they are middle/passive
in form, they do function actively.  Any merit to the idea that
deponent verbs may tend to take on active forms in the

Paul Dixon

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