Nonsense.I meant exactly what I said: no verb, implied or otherwise, is required for Thomas's statement in John 20:28 to be a grammatically complete and understandable utterance.
If Murray is talking about a predicate, then Murray isn't talking about my view. A predicate isn't required for this construction. It doesn't matter what Murray says.
I know what assimilation is, and I am 100% confident that BDF doesn't support your view here. And there is at least one really good explanation for why you are so stingy with this citation when you are so free with others...
Besides, you said earlier that you had an example of this usage. You shouldn't even need it.