In the previous post on linking verbs, the predicative nominative was a substantive in both koine examples (‘the salt’, ‘a Greek’), and the diagram was a straightforward matter of nouns on either side of the verb.
Νot all sentences with a linking verb are exactly so; consider, for example, the following (Matt 18: 20):
οὗ γάρ εἰσιν δύο ἢ τρεῖς συνηγμένοι εἰς τὸ ἐμὸν ὄνομα, ἐκεῖ εἰμὶ ἐν μέσῳ αὐτῶν
for where there are two or three gathered in my name…
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