Exercise 11 Contract Verbs


Translate each sentence and parse the underlined words.

1. Luke 6:46 Τί δέ με καλεῖτε· κύριε κύριε, καὶ οὐ ποιεῖτε ἃ λέγω;
(κύριε = the vocative case of κύριος)
 

2. Matt 13:10 οἱ μαθηταὶ εἶπαν (they said) αὐτῷ· διὰ τί ἐν παραβολαῖς λαλεῖς αὐτοῖς;
(διὰ τί = literally, “on account of what?” = idiom, “why?”)
 

3. John 3:35 ὁ πατὴρ ἀγαπᾷ τὸν υἱὸν καὶ πάντα δέδωκεν (he/she/it has given) ἐν τῇ χειρὶ αὐτοῦ.
 

4. John 11:47 τί ποιοῦμεν ὅτι οὗτος ὁ ἄνθρωπος πολλὰ ποιεῖ σημεῖα;
 

5. John 3:2 οὐδεὶς γὰρ δύναται ταῦτα τὰ σημεῖα ποιεῖν (to do) ἃ σὺ ποιεῖς, ἐὰν μὴ ὁ θεὸς μετ' αὐτοῦ.
( = the subjunctive third person singular of εἰμί; you can translate it as “is” here.)
 

6. Jas 2:19 σὺ πιστεύεις ὅτι εἷς ἐστιν ὁ θεός, καλῶς (well) ποιεῖς. καὶ τὰ δαιμόνια πιστεύουσιν καὶ φρίσσουσιν (they shudder).
 

7. Phil 2:21 οἱ πάντες γὰρ τὰ ἑαυτῶν ζητοῦσιν, οὐ τὰ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ.
(Hint: τὰ is functioning substantivally in both instances.)
 
 

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