Gesenius-Kautzsch – Verbal and Nominal Clauses

In two videos I briefly introduced verbal and nominal clauses.  In the video on the verbal clause video I explained how the nominal clause and the verbal clause differ in meaning.  In this ‘Grammarians’ Corner’ segment, I will take a look at Kautzsch’s description of verbal and nominal clauses in his 28th edition of Gesenius’ grammar.  His discussion is very helpful in understanding the difference between the two types of clauses; however, he adds an unfortunate twist at the end.  I will be taking quotes from Sections 140 and 142 of the grammar (the sign § indicates ‘section’). Continue reading “Gesenius-Kautzsch – Verbal and Nominal Clauses”