1. Direct discourse formula (e.g., λέγει αὐτοῖς)
2. Followed by direct discourse
3. Followed by an adverbial participle phrase (which would be nominative)
An example of the construction for which I'm trying to find parallels is Mark 7:18-19.
1. καὶ λέγει αὐτοῖς·
2. οὕτως καὶ ὑμεῖς ἀσύνετοί ἐστε; οὐ νοεῖτε ὅτι πᾶν τὸ ἔξωθεν εἰσπορευόμενον εἰς τὸν ἄνθρωπον οὐ δύναται αὐτὸν κοινῶσαι ὅτι οὐκ εἰσπορεύεται αὐτοῦ εἰς τὴν καρδίαν ἀλλ᾿ εἰς τὴν κοιλίαν, καὶ εἰς τὸν ἀφεδρῶνα ἐκπορεύεται,
3. καθαρίζων πάντα τὰ βρώματα;
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(30 views but no replies later...) I just remembered that there is a separate topic for syntax searches, but I guess I have no way to move this post to that forum. If an Admin/Sysop would like to do that, it's fine with me.
Edited by Rod Decker, 23 March 2011 - 05:53 PM.