IOUDAIOUS TE KAI hELLHNAS (Rom 3:9)

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Sun Oct 7 21:18:30 EDT 2001


At 8:35 PM -0400 10/7/01, Moon-Ryul Jung wrote:
>It just occurred to my mind what would be the proper parsing of
>IOUDAIOUS TE KAI hELLHNAS.
>
>In the case of English "both X and Y", the following bracketing
>seem correct:
>

>(1) [ both [ X and Y] ]
>
>That is, "both" modifies "X and Y". In the case of X TE KAI hELLENAS,
>do we have the following?
>
>(2) [ [ X TE]  KAI Y ]
>
>In this case, TE modifies only X.
>
>Any comments?

Only, for what it's worth, that, if we return to Denniston's initial
discussion of  TE KAI (p. 511): "(5) Corresponsive, TE KAI, TE ... KAI.
This tends very largely to replace TE ... TE."



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