[B-Greek] Matthew 24:29 "eutheôs de meta"

Elizabeth Kline kline_dekooning at earthlink.net
Fri May 9 14:38:31 EDT 2008


On May 9, 2008, at 9:30 AM, Daniel Deckard wrote:

> Hopefully a brief question...  I’m doing a synoptic comparison  
> between Mark
> 13 and Matthew 24.  Matthew 24:29 (cp. Mark 13:24) seems to indicate  
> a sense
> of immediacy in the sequence of events.  Is this pressing the adverb  
> eutheos
> too far in Matthew?  If so, what is its function in the text?
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> -          Dan Deckard

Matthew's use of EUQEWS is not like Mark's use of EUQUS. I would agree  
with R.T.France (Matt. NICNT), when Matthew uses EUQEWS in this and  
other contexts the word typically retains its full adverbial  
significance.


Elizabeth Kline







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