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5107Re: [John_Lit] Jn 2.29 "rejoices in joy"

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  • Beata Urbanek
    Feb 1, 2005
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      J 3,29: CHARA CHAIREI is associative dative (dativus modi which in this case
      is also dativus internus). It is used in the NT as a imitation of the Hebrew
      infinitive absolute (Gen 2,17: mot tamut - you shall die by death). The
      construction is used for emphasis.

      Is this what you were asking?

      Beata Urbanek
      PhD student
      Institute of Biblical Studies
      Catholic University of Lublin

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Andrew T. Dolan" <rev921scholar@...>
      To: <johannine_literature@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 4:56 PM
      Subject: [John_Lit] Jn 2.29 "rejoices in joy"

      > Can anyone tell me the literary term for an expression such
      > as "rejoices in joy" (Jn 3.29)? I think it might be the same as for
      > an expression such as "light the light."
      > Many thanks.
      > Andy
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