Quartz Hill School of Theology

Lesson 11: Demonstrative Pronouns


ἁμαρτανω - I sin   εὐαγγελιον - gospel, good news
ἁμαρτια - sin    κυριος - lord, sir, Lord
ἁμαρτωλος - sinner    λαος - people
γαρ - for    οὑτος, οὑτη, τουτο - this, this one (masc., fem., neut)
διδασκαλος - teacher    χριστος - annointed, Christ
ἐκεινος - that, that one    χαρα - joy
ἐπαγγελια - promise    ὁτι - because, that

ASSIGNMENT: Memorize the vocabulary words above.

There are two demonstrative pronouns in Greek. The near demonstrative οὑτος points to something near at hand; while the far demonstrative ἐκεινος points to something further away.

For example:

οὑτος ἀνθρωπος = this man

βλεπω ἐκεινην την εκκλησιαν = I see that church

The demonstratives are declined like adjectives. See the table below:


masc    fem    neut
Nom.   ἐκεινος    ἐκεινη   ἐκεινο
Gen.   ἐκεινου    ἐκεινης    ἐκεινου
L.I.D.   ἐκεινῳ   ἐκεινῃ   ἐκεινῳ
Acc.   ἐκεινον   ἐκεινην   ἐκεινο


   masc    fem    neut
Nom.      ἐκεινοι   ἐκειναι   ἐκεινα
Gen.      ἐκεινων    ἐκεινων   ἐκεινων
L.I.D.      ἐκεινοις   ἐκειναις   ἐκεινοις
Acc.      ἐκεινους   ἐκεινας    ἐκεινα

ASSIGNMENT: Memorize the tables above, then translate the sentences below.

1. οὑτος ὁ ἀνθρωπος γινωσκει ἐκεινον τον ἀνθρωπος

2. ἀκουομεν ταυτην την παραβολν περι της ἐκκλησιας

3. οὑτος διδασκει τους ἀγαθους και αὐτος διδασκεται ὑπο του κυριου

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