[B-Greek] Participles in 1 John

Perry L. Stepp plstepp at kcu.edu
Wed Apr 19 10:25:08 EDT 2006

You're right, Kevin.

I did see a couple of periphrastic constructions.  But I wasn't thinking of
them as "circumstantial."


-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin W. Woodruff [mailto:cierpke at prodigy.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 10:14 AM
To: Perry L. Stepp; B-Greek at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: Re: [B-Greek] Participles in 1 John


There are a couple of examples of periphrastic
constructions 1 John 1:4 and 4:12; 


--- "Perry L. Stepp" <plstepp at kcu.edu> wrote:

> Perhaps I've missed something in my haste, but I've
> just done a quick survey
> of all the participles in 1 John.  
> Are ALL the participles in 1 John adjectival?  I
> didn't find a
> circumstantial / adverbial participle in the bunch.
> PLStepp
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