[fish] Extract from 'An Introduction to Ecclesiastical Latin'
by H.P.V.Nunn, 1951

1) Nominative
9. Tunc discipuli ejus, relinquentes eum, omnes fugerunt.
Then all his disciples forsook him and fled. (Mk.14: 50)

2) Genitive
- possession
20. Justorum autem animae in manu Dei sunt.
But the souls of the righteous are in the hand of God. (Wisdom 3: 1)

- genitive of authorship, source
21. Inter natos mulierum.
Among those born of women. (Mt.9: 11)

- partitive genitive
22. Magister bone, quid boni faciam, ut habeam vitam aeternam?
Good Master, what good thing shall I do that I may have eternal life? (Mt.19: 16)

- subjective genitive
23. Quis nos separabit a caritate Christi?
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? (i.e. from the love that Christ feels for us) (Rom.8: 35)

- objective genitive
24. Dedit illis potestatem spirituum immundorum.
He gave them power (to cast out) unclean spirits. (Mt.10:1)

Sicut dedisti ei postetatem omnis carnis.
As thou hast given him power over all flesh. (Jn.17: 2)

49. Et impletae sunt nuptiae discumbentium.
And the wedding was finished with guests. (Mt. 22: 10)

Plenum gratiae et veritatis.,
Full of grace and truth. (Jn.1: 14)

- possessive pronoun as objective genitive
25. Hoc facite in meam commenmorationem.
Do this in remembrance of me. (Lk.22: 19)

- descriptive Genitive
26. Et facti estis judices cogitationum iniquarum.
And ye become judge with evil thoughts (i.e. unfair judges). (Jas.2: 4)

- genitive of price and value
29. Misertus autem dominus servi illius, dimisit eum.
But the lord taking pity on that slave, forgave him. (Mt.18: 27)

Non enim injustus Deus, ut obliviscatur operis vestri....
For God is not unjust that he should forget your work.... (Heb.6: 10)
- genitive absolute
33. Qui credit in me, opera quae ego facio et ipse faciet: et majora horum faciet....
He that believes in me, the works that I do he shall do also: and greater than these shall he do.... (Jn.14: 12)

- genitive to express space within which
34. Et videtis, et auditis, quia non solum ephesi, sed paene totius Asiae, Paulus hic suadens avertit multam turbam...
And ye see and hear that not only at Ephesus, but throughout almost all Asia, this Paul persuades and turns away much people. (Acts 19: 26)

3) Dative
36. Pecuniam copiosam dederunt militibus....
They gave large money to the soldiers.... (Mt.28: 12)

40. Et ecce aperti sunt ei caeli....
And behold the heavens were opened for him.... (Mt.3: 16)

41. Quod tibi nomen est?
What is thy name? (Lk.8: 30)

42. Et eritis odio omnibus gentibus propter nomen meum.
And ye shall be hated of all nations for my nameĀ¹s sake. (Mt.24: 9)

4) Accusative
Emotion towards, extension
12. Qui videt me, videt eum qui misit me.
He that seeth me, seeth him that sent me. (Jn.12: 45)

13. Non relinquam vos orphanos: veniam ad vos.
I will not leave you orphans: I will come to you. (Jn.14: 18)

- accusative - time
14. Et mansit ibi duos dies.
And he remained there two days. (Jn.4: 40)

- cognat accusative
15. Bonum certamen certavi.
I have fought a good fight. (II Tim.4:17)

- two accusatives
16. Ille vos docebit omnia.
He shall teach you all things. (Jn.14: 26)

Aut quis est ex vobis homo, quem si petierit filius suus panem, numquid lapidem porriget ei?
Or what man is there of you whom, if his son ask him for a loaf, will he give him a stone? (Mt.7: 9)

17. Induite vos armaturam Dei.
Put on yourselves the armour of God. (Eph.6: 11)

5) Ablative
45. Et alia die cum exirent a Bethania, esuriit.
And on another day when they came out from Bethany he was hungry. (Mk.11: 12)

- ablative denoting separation, deprivation, release or want
46. Qui veritate privati sunt.
Who are deprived of truth. (I Tim.6: 5)

- instrumental ablative
47. Occidit autem Jacobum fratrem Johannis gladio.
But he killed James the brother of John with a sword. (Acts 12: 2)

Ego baptize in aqua.....
I baptize with water.... (Jn.1: 26)

- ablative of manner
48. At illi instabant vocibus magnis postulantes ut crucifigeretur.
But they were urgent with loud voices demanding that he should be crucified. (Lk.23:23)

- ablative of price
50. Quare hoc unguentum non veniit trecentis denariis?
Why was not this unguent sold for three hundred pence? (Jn.12: 5)

- ablative absolute
51. Et ejecto daemone, locutus est mutus.
And when the devil was driven out, thedumb man spake. (Mt.9: 33)

Et cum haec dixisset, videntibus illis, elevatus est.
And when he had said this, as they were looking on, he was taken up. (Acts 1: 9)

Multis passeribus meliores estis.
Ye are of more value than many sparrows. (Mt.10: 31)

- locative ablative
52. Erat autem quidam discipulus Damasci....
But there was a certain disciples at Damascus.... (Acts 17: 16)

53. Vir infirmus pedibus....
A man lame in his feet.... (Acts 14: 7)

Beati paupers spiritu.
Blessed are the poor in spirit. (Mt.5: 3)

- ablative of time
54. Quinta autem vigilia noctis venit ad eos, ambulans supra mare.
But in the fifth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea. (Mt.14: 25)

In diebus autem illis venit Johannes Baptista, praedicans in deserto Judaeae.
But in those days John the Baptist came preaching in the desert of Judea. (Mt.3: 1)

Tanto tempore vobiscum sum?
Have I been so long with you? (Jn.14: 9)

Quid hic statis tota die otiosi?
Why stand ye here all the day idle? (Mt.20: 6)

- ablative of description
br> But I have used none of these things. (I Cor.9: 15)

Pro Christo ergo legatione fungimur.
We therefore perform the office of ambassador on behalf of Christ. (II Cor.5: 20)

Et civitas non eget sole neque luna, ut luceant in ea.
And the city needs not the sun or moon to shine in it. (Rev.21: 23)

57. Dignus est operarius cibo suo.
The workman is worthy of his food. (Mt. 10: 10)