For the king knoweth of these things
(epistatai gar peri toutwn o basileu
(present middle probably Ionic form of episthmi
) is a literary word and suits well here (cf. 1 Timothy 24:10 ). Freely
). Present middle participle, speaking fully, making a clean breast of it. From parrhsia
) (cf. 1 Timothy 13:46 ). Is hidden from him
). Escapes his notice. Infinitive in indirect discourse after peiqomai
(I am persuaded).