Others take the phrase as an objective genitive
, suggesting that Paul wishes to teach the church that Christ is the one to whom the Psalter bears witness, that is, the one the Psalter is speaking about.
Nominals can, of course, appear with dependent nouns in other cases; most importantly, semantic "objects" usually appear in the "objective genitive
," but any other case relation is possible.
Nor is it an objective genitive
in the sense that the phrase "God's love of life" could be read, unless it may be regarded as shorthand for the extended phrase.
Having chosen the objective genitive
, (38) Lessing investigates the moral effect of katharsis:
Anne's Church"), objective genitive
("the bishop's resignation"), and appositive genitive ("the title of vicar general"), which is periphrastic in form.
In short, Brague seeks to demonstrate that worldly wisdom, the wisdom of the world, was in premodern times usually both a subjective and an objective genitive
, or rather, a subjective because an objective genitive
, and vice versa.
Voegelin's "of" proves simultaneously an objective genitive
, stating intentionalistically a paradox about consciousness, and a subjective genitive, being consciousness' own luminous self-presentation.(25) Paradoxically, the self-referentiality of Voegelin's terms is precisely what enables them to illumine the process of reality, which is self-referential, or as he would prefer, self-illuminating.
orsa tulisses ~423 inciperes): `his beginnings'; deum would belong to the type of objective genitive
with which Statius achieves some compressed phrases,(13) and sunt is to be supplied: `his preludes are about the gods', for he had these already prepared, having often celebrated one or other of them.
opts for the objective genitive
in the pistis Christou debate, that is, "faith in Christ" rather than "faith of Christ." He explains very well why the fleshly "I" sold into slavery under sin in 7:14-25 does not refer to Christian existence.
Neither is there any dispute here about a subjective or an objective genitive
. Yet a similar question may be posed: might the phrase [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in 1 Pet.
In objects or objective genitive
phrases the elements were naturally placed side by side, so that here position cannot be used as evidence for the unity of the phrase, examples (12-14).