The use of participles
jwest at Highland.Net
Thu Oct 29 03:01:23 EST 1998
At 07:10 PM 10/28/98 -0500, you wrote:
>In Luke 10:25 a question is asked by the lawyer in aorist participle when
>asking what to do. Jesus then responds with present participle. Being
>aware that an aorist participle may or may not mean one event, is it
>possible that the lawyer is asking what "one" event can get one eternal
>life, with Jesus responding that it is not "one" act but a "life style"?
>Does Luke contrasts these two participles in this passage to stress
>continual action against one, or is it just a style for Luke?
Yes. You have it exactly.
Jim West, ThD
Quartz Hill School of Theology
jwest at highland.net
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