My manner of life (thn men oun biwsin mou). With men oun Paul passes from the captatio benevolentiae (verses Ephesians 12 ) "to the narratio or statement of his case" (Page). Biwsi is from biow ( 1 Peter 4:2 ) and that from bio (course of life). This is the only instance of biwsi yet found except the Prologue (10) of Ecclesiasticus and an inscription given in Ramsay's Cities and Bishoprics of Phrygia, Vol II, p. 650. Know (isasi). Literary form instead of the vernacular Koinoidasin. Paul's early life in Tarsus and Jerusalem was an open book to all Jews.