[B-Greek] Eph. 5:15 PW=S

Steven Lo Vullo themelios at charter.net
Sun Jul 31 17:40:02 EDT 2005

On Jul 31, 2005, at 4:16 PM, Steven Lo Vullo wrote:

> On Jul 31, 2005, at 11:09 AM, <bertdehaan at sympatico.ca> wrote:
>> BLEPETE OUV AKRIBWS PWS PERIPATEITE, Watch carefully how you walk,
>> Is this a normal use for the word PWS?
>> I thought that PWS introduces a question and I would have expected
>> maybe WS here.
>> I don't have BDAG (yet) but I looked in Middel Liddell under PWS and
>> WS, but I did not find a clear example under either for this usage.
> Hi Bert:
> Note that the Middle Liddell actually has two separate entries: PW~S
> and PWS (enclitic). The former is an interrogative adverb of manner,
> the second a simple adverb of manner.

At first I was thinking of this use of PWS as a simple adverb of 
manner. But in the text it has the circumflex accent, and since it is 
used with BLEPW it must be an indirect question. This is a normal use.

Steven Lo Vullo
Madison, WI
MAR student
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

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