And that as good as dead (kai tauta nenekrwmenou). Accusative of general reference (tauta), sometimes singular as in 1 Corinthians 6:8 . The perfect passive participle from nekrow, late verb to make dead, to treat as dead ( Romans 4:19 ), here by hyperbole. By the sea shore (para to ceilo th qalassh). "Along the lip of the sea" (from Genesis 22:17 ), ceilo here alone in this sense in the N.T. Innumerable (anariqmhto). Old compound verbal adjective (alpha privative and ariqmew, to number), here alone in N.T.