[B-Greek] Heb 2:11

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Sat Jul 12 06:33:04 EDT 2003


At 12:18 PM +0200 7/12/03, Kevin Smith wrote:
>Hi Everyone,
>
>It's good to be back on the list. I've been off since I finished my studies
>three years ago.
>
>Regarding this sentence in Heb 2:11, hO/ TE GAR hAGIAZWN KAI hOI
>hAGIAZOMENOI EX hENOS PANTES, can someone please tell me why the initial hO
>is vocalized as a neuter relative pronoun hO/ instead of a masculine article
>hO? The article seems to make better sense to me since it leaves us with hO
>hAGIAZWN KAI hOI hAGIAZOMENOI.

It's NOT vocalized as a neuter but rather as you expect, a masculine. The
accent is acute only because of the immediately following enclitic TE; you
might check the rules for accentuation in the presence of enclitics.
-- 

Carl W. Conrad
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