By Kenneth L. McKay
In fresh a long time it's been more and more well-known that the different types of the verb in historic Greek, together with that of the recent testomony, don't sign time (past, current, future), yet element (the manner each one task is considered in terms of its context). utilising the recent insights, this ebook deals a concise and obviously said account of how the verb works within the syntax of recent testomony Greek. Its strategy is pragmatic, with emphasis on context instead of concept. it may be learn as a coherent account, and its 4 indexes additionally make it a convenient reference e-book.
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U)eu86pe0a, if we say that... we are telling a lie. g. Timothy) with himself it is sometimes not entirely clear whether a plural reference is to himself alone or to his associate(s) too: in 2 Co 10:11 . . 6 T I OLOL eapev Tip Xoyio 8i' €TTUJTOXIGV aTTOVTts, T O L O U T O L K O L Trapom-es TO) epyio,... that when we are present we (will be) the same in deed as we are in word through our letters, it is quite likely that Paul is referring only to himself; but in Col 1:3 ei>xapiaToOpev Tip 0eai...
4. In some verbs the middle has a causative sense linked with its reflex ive meaning: cf. SaveiCco, / lend, and oaveiCopai, / borrow (have lent to me); piaGoto, / let out on hire, and pioGoOpai, / hire (arrange to have on hire to me). 2: Lu 2:(4-)5 dvePn. 6e Kai 'ItoaficJ) ... aTtoypdiJjaaGai, Joseph went up to get himself enrolled (let himself be enrolled). 1. A few common verbs have only a middle form of future to corre spond with the active of the other aspects: -0aivio, -0rjaopai; yivtoaKio, y i x o a o p a i ; ea9ito, 4>dyopai; d-n-oGvrjaKio, aTToGavoOpai; Xappdvco, 2.
5) it is even possible that when the dative of the agent is found with an aorist passive the meaning originally intended was middle rather than passive: 1 C o 15:5 rityOi] Kr|
A New Syntax of the Verb in New Testament Greek: An Aspectual Approach (Studies in Biblical Greek) by Kenneth L. McKay