This essay is reprinted with permission of Sheffield Academic Press from "Syntactical Background Studies to 1 Tim 2.12 in the New Testament and Extrabiblical Greek Literature," Discourse Analysis and Other Topics in Biblical Greek (ed. Stanley E. Porter and D. A. Carson; JSNTSup 113; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995), 156-79. It was reprinted in Chapter 13 of Studies in John and Gender. Used with permission.
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