[B-Greek] II Peter 1:2,3

Bill Shea bshea at ksu.edu
Sat Jun 18 15:06:49 EDT 2011


I'm struggling with the grammar of II Peter 1:2,3. To which noun, God or 
Jesus Christ, do the pronouns in verse 3 relate to? Normally it would be 
the nearest antecedent. What other issues must be considered?

2 cavri" uJmi'n kaiV eijrhvnh plhqunqeivh ejn ejpignwvsei tou' qeou' 
kaiV jIhsou' tou' kurivou hJmw'n.
3 JW" pavnta hJmi'n th'" qeiva" dunavmew" aujtou' taV proV" zwhVn kaiV 
eujsevbeian dedwrhmevnh" diaV th'" ejpignwvsew" tou' kalevsanto" hJma'" 
ijdiva/ dovxh/ kaiV ajreth'/,

2 caris umin kai eirēnēplēthuntheiv en epignōsei tou theou kai Iēsou tou 
kuriou ēmōn.
3 Ws panta ēmin tēs theias dunameōs autou . . .

Bill
-- 
William E. Shea


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