Acts 1:7

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Thu Oct 25 17:46:38 EDT 2001


At 9:00 PM +0000 10/25/01, Mark Wilson wrote:
>OUS hO PATHR EQETO EN TH IDIA ECOUSIA:
>
>Dative of Rule?
>
>The question is whether or not Christ HIMSELF (APOKAQISTANEIS)
>was going to set up the kingdom at that time/season. Christ
>indicates that the time and season for that "the Father
>himself has set in accordance with his sole authority." (Hence,
>that was not a decision that Christ makes.)
>
>Is this the subject-intensive middle again?

What verb are you referring to? Surely not APOKAQISTANEIS, which is 2nd sg.
'active'; I would, however, say that EQETO is clearly and unmistakably
"subject-intensive middle."
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