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crisoft

Romania
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Posted - 28 Apr 2008 :  08:45:52  


What would be the meaning of the first ἐν τῷ in : καὶ ἐγένετο ἐν τῷ εἶναι αὐτοὺς ἐν τῷ πεδίῳ ("And it came to pass ... - en to?? - ... they were in the field).

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George

Greece
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Posted - 28 Apr 2008 :  09:20:28  

 

You can understand it if you fill words that are implied: ἐν τῷ [καιρῷ ἐν ᾧ] = in that [time when], in that [time, in which]...

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