Matthew 1:18

New Testament • Re: article on μητρὸς in Mat 1.18
Doug Dinnsen wrote:
τῆς μητρὸς αὐτοῦ Μαρίας in Mat 1.18

Since Mary was just mentioned in verse 16, the article here could be understood as an article of previous reference, “His [previously-mentioned] mother Mary”.

Wouldn’t that argument work better if Μαρίας had the article rather than μητρός?

Statistics: Posted by Stephen Carlson — September 9th, 2016, 11:15 pm