Counting PISTEUW EIS

Iver Larsen iver_larsen at sil.org
Sun Oct 21 03:51:33 EDT 2001


> At 14:1, MH TARASSESQW hUMWN hH KARDIA. PISTEUETE EIS TON QEON KAI EIS EME
> PISTEUETE
>
> Here the variance is that in the second instance, the EIS EME is fronted.
> Others might comment on the significance of the fronting, but the instance
> ought to be included as an example of the PISTEUW EIS combination.

Since you ask, let me offer a comment on the fronting. In this context, it
looks like a Hebrew chiasm carried over into Greek. I can see no contextual
reason or support for the fronting otherwise.

Iver Larsen




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