By Mark Dubis
In his research of the Greek textual content of one Peter, Mark Dubis offers scholars with an available advisor via probably the most tough syntactic demanding situations of the Greek language. Introducing readers to the newest advancements in grammatical and linguistic scholarship, Dubis contains an summary of Greek notice order and the development of heart voice. In doing so, Dubis is helping scholars internalize the conventions of the Greek language whereas crafting in scholars a maturing urge for food for destiny examine.
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Pres act ind 3rd pl ἐπιθυμέω. ἄγγελοι. Nominative subject of ἐπιθυμοῦσιν. παρακύψαι. Aor act inf παρακύπτω (complementary). Rather than “stooping,” the image likely refers to stretching to look through a window (LXX Gen 26:8; 1 Chr 15:29), here the windows of heaven from which angels peer (cf. 1 En. 9:1). 1 Peter 1:13-21 Therefore, by girding up the loins of your minds, that is, by being sober-minded, set your hope fully upon the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus the Christ.
Means. Embedded within a lengthy topical frame, this phrase is fronted with respect to δοκιμαζομένου for emphasis. δὲ. Postpositive with respect to διὰ πυρὸς. Traditionally, δέ has been understood to have an adversative and sometimes copulative force. More recent studies have argued that δέ has one core function, which is as a marker of a new development in the author’s argument or narrative (which encompasses its use in both contrastive or copulative contexts). ” This observation is valid not just for δέ in isolation, but also for its occurrence in set constructions 14 1 Peter 1:3-12 such as μέν-δέ and negative-positive constructions (using οὐ/μή and δέ).
The one who will judge,” and refers to the final judgment (see 4:5; contra Grudem, 81, who understands this participle to refer to God’s discipline in the present life). ἀπροσωπολήμπτως. Adverb of manner. κατὰ τὸ ἑκάστου ἔργον. Standard. ἑκάστου. Subjective genitive. ἔργον. β). ἐν φόβῳ. Manner. Fronted for emphasis (so LDGNT; Elliott 2000, 365). τὸν τῆς παροικίας ὑμῶν χρόνον. ” Following the conditional frame and the emphatic ἐν φόβῳ, this phrase is an example of such a third constituent. τὸν .
1 Peter: A Handbook on the Greek Text (Baylor Handbook on the Greek New Testament) by Mark Dubis