Double checking continued…

It seems that I could have been a little hasty in my previous post about the mentioned resources parsing  Ἰησοῦ in the dative instead of the Genitive in which it appears this word should be…from further reading (Mounce) it appears that proper names such as  Ἰησοῦ don’t carry all the endings and  Ἰησοῦ can be either be parsed as genitive or dative.  The decision as to its declension is from the definite article… however in this passage there is no definite article to show which declension it belongs to… and I am thinking that the parsing of Χριστῷ  is used in this case to decide the true declension of Ἰησοῦ.

Any thoughts ?

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2 Responses to Double checking continued…

  1. Dave Black says:

    You are absolutely right,Craig. This phenomenon is called “apposition.”

    Enjoy your Greek studies!

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