Westminster Shorter Catechism (in Greek)

For some composition practice, I’m putting the Westminster Shorter Catechism into Greek. This is a rough draft. Feedback welcome, especially on lexical choice and verbal aspect. Brevity is a priority, as is beginning each question with a question word. I’m worrying more about good idiomatic Greek than precise formal equivalence. (For comparison, here is a link to the English.)

Westminster Μικροτερος Κατηχησις

1. Επερωτημα: τί εστι το *αρχιτελος* ανθρωπου;

Αποκρισις: το αρχιτελος ανθρωπου εστι θεον δοξαζειν και ευδοκειν εις τον αιωνα.

2. Ε: τίνα κανονα του αυτον δοξαζειν και ευδοκειν ημιν Θεος δεδωκεν;

Α: Θεου ὁ λογος ὁ εν ταις της παλαιας και καινης διαθηκης γραφαις κατεχομενος εστιν ὁ μονος κανων του αυτον δοξαζειν και ευδοκειν.

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