implied verbs in Rom 5.18

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Tue Jan 8 11:32:43 EST 2002


At 10:11 AM -0500 1/8/02, Paul, Doug wrote:
>Romans 8:31 is similar in that there are no verbs in:
>
>EI hO QEOS hUPER hHMWN TIS KAQ hHMWN

Not really; this is standard omission of a copula (ESTIN) between a clearly
indicated subject (hO QEOS, TIS) and a clearly indicated predicate (hUPER
hHMWN, KAQ' hHMWN).

Rom 5:18, on the other hand, makes the verbal force reside in the verbal
nouns and adverbial prepositional phrases.
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