[B-Greek] 2 Cor 3:14b - subject of KATARGEITAI

Carl Conrad cwconrad2 at mac.com
Mon May 18 11:02:50 EDT 2009


Forwarded for Paul Toseland <paul at weakamongtheweak.org>

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Paul Toseland <paul at weakamongtheweak.org>
> Date: May 18, 2009 8:28:01 AM EDT
> To: Carl Conrad <cwconrad2 at mac.com>
> Subject: Re: 2 Cor 3:14b - subject of KATARGEITAI
>
> My thanks to Donald and Iver, for their thughtful conmtributions. I  
> woiuld now like to ask,
>
> (1) Is it unusual, in Koine Greek, for an implied subject of a  
> finite veb to be supplied from preceding adnominal genitive, rather  
> than from a more distant subject nominative?
>
> (2) Some claim that, in 2 Cor 3:14b, MENEI has some emphasis, and  
> the rhythm of the verse requires a slight pause after it - hence  
> ANAKALUPTOMENON is unlikely to be its predicate. Is that claim  
> persuasive?
>
> Thank you.
> Paul Toseland
>
> ACRI GAR THS SHMERON hHMERAS TO AUTO KALUMMA EPI THi ANAGNWSEI THS  
> PALAIAS DIAQHKHS MENEI,
> MH ANAKALUPTOMENON hOTI EN CRISTWi KATARGEITAI·
>
> Carl Conrad wrote:
>> Paul, this has certainly never come through the list. I'll forward  
>> it directly to the list now, but it never came in hitherto, nor  
>> have I seen it in texts coming to me for moderation.
>>
>> Carl
>>
>> On May 12, 2009, at 3:09 PM, Paul Toseland wrote:
>>
>>> Carl,
>>>
>>> I sent this post to B-Greek some hours ago, but it did not appear  
>>> in the digest.
>>>
>>> Best wishes,
>>> Paul
>>>
>>> ___
>>>
>>> 2 Cor 3:14b
>>>
>>> ACRI GAR THS SHMERON hHMERAS TO AUTO KALUMMA EPI THi ANAGNWSEI THS
>>> PALAIAS DIAQHKHS MENEI, MH ANAKALUPTOMENON, hOTI EN CHRISTWi  
>>> KATARGEITAI.
>>>
>>> Danker states, s.v. KATAREW 3,
>>>
>>> 'the subject may be hH PALAIA DIAQHKA or, more probably (despite  
>>> some
>>> grammatical considerations), K|ALUMMA; in the latter case the mng.  
>>> is
>>> remove.'
>>>
>>> Could someone please explain precisely what these grammatical
>>> considerations night be? I appreciate that the question may not be a
>>> simple one, in that the sentence can be constructed in several  
>>> different
>>> ways.
>>>
>>> Many thanks,
>>> Paul Toseland
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
>




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