[B-Greek] Complimentary Infinitive + Direct Object?

David McKay davidmckay52 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 22:16:25 EDT 2009

G'day Matthew
I'm guessing you mean complementary.
David McKay

2009/6/2 Matthew Hauck <matthauck at gmail.com>

> Greetings!
> I am studying Ephesians 1:10<http://bible.logos.com/passage/NIV/Ephesians%201.10>and trying to figure out the use of the aorist
> infinitive ANAKAFALAIWSASQAI. It seems to either be 1) epexegetical /
> appositional; 2) purpose; or 3) complimentary. My first read was to take it
> as a complimentary of the verb PROEQETO, completing the idea: "God purposed
> ... to sum up all things in Christ". Hoehner also seems to take this view.
> However, my question is whether or not it is possible to have a
> complimentary infinitive of a verb that has a direct object already. I
> can't
> seem to get it to make much sense in my mind. "He purposed / planned his
> good pleasure to sum up all things", that makes it a purpose I suppose.
> Thoughts? Should I rule out the complimentary use?
> Thank you!
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