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6.36 Syntax of Prepositions

Please read Croy Lesson 6.36 carefully and make sure you understand all the examples that he gives.

Whenever you learn a preposition you need to learn which case(s) the preposition can be used with, and the particular meaning that it has with each case.

To supplement the examples provided by Croy, I've prepared this chart using the prepositions you are learning in this lesson and some of the nouns you have learned already:

Genitive Genitive Def. Accusative Accusative Def. Dative Dative Def.
ἀπὸ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ from
the sky
ἐκ τῆς βασιλείας out of
the kingdom
    πρὸς τοὺς ἀνθρώπους toward
the people
    εἰς τὴν θάλασσαν
the sea
        ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ in
the desert
μετὰ τῶν προφητῶν with the
μετὰ τοὺς προφήτας after
the prophets
διὰ τοῦ κόσμου through
the world
διὰ τὸν κόσμον because of
the world
περὶ τῶν οἴκων concerning
the houses
περὶ τοὺς οἴκους around
the houses




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