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Monday, June 21, 2010

Acts 1 Chiasm

Luke-Acts exam in a few hours.
a little chiasm to keep you going:

Acts 1.2

a   ἄχρι ἧς ἡμέρας
b       ἐντειλάμενος τοῖς ἀποστόλοις
c           διὰ πνεύματος ἁγίου
b'      οὓς ἐξελέξατο
a'  ἀνελήμφθη

... until the day he was taken up (a,a')
after commanding the apostles he had chosen (b,b')
by the holy spirit (c)

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Anonymous Mark Earngey said...

i always like your chiasms dude. you can see into the matrix like no-one else can!

9:43 am  
Blogger Robert Marshall Murphy said...

I took me an hour to remember the word, but your chiasmus is all based on HYPERBATON, the delay of the expect word order. Nice find!

2:26 pm  

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