first and second aorist confusion

Charlie Trimm chtrimm at
Thu Jul 15 02:05:53 EDT 1999

I came across something interesting the other day in Matthew that I was
wondering about regarding the aorist endings on PROSERCOMAI.

In Matthew 4:11 it is PROSHLQON, the second aorist ending, as it is
usually found.

But in Matthew 5:1 and Luke 13:31, it is PROSHLQAN, the first aorist
ending. Anyone know why in these two cases the first aorist endings are


Charlie Trimm

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