James 2:13

Steven Lo Vullo doulos at appleisp.net
Fri Sep 28 14:51:57 EDT 2001


on 9/28/01 12:24 PM, Rob Matlack at united_by_truth at yahoo.com wrote:

> The Majority Text of James 2:13b reads: KATAKAUXATAI ELEON KPISEWS
> How is that to be understood? In other words, what is the function of the
> accusative ELEON and the genitive KPISEWS? Who or what is the subject of
> KATAKAUXATAI?
> 
> Could it be something like: "He (God) exults (brags on) mercy rather than
> judgment"?

Rob:

One thing I forgot to say in my last post is that the difference between
ELEON (MT) and ELEOS (USBGNT, NA27) is that ELEON is a 2nd declension neuter
noun and ELEOS is a third declension neuter noun. Either way, it is
nominative and the subject of KATAKAUCATAI.
-- 

Steven Lo Vullo
Madison, WI




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