Hearing: Luke 10:24 tenses of the infinitives

Polycarp66 at aol.com Polycarp66 at aol.com
Thu Mar 7 10:37:51 EST 2002


In a message dated 3/7/2002 9:20:27 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
ButhFam at compuserve.com writes:

CAIREIN

>Luke 10: 24 says in part POLLOI PROFHTAI KAI BASILEIS 
>HQELHSAN IDEIN hA
>hUMEIS BLEPETE, KAI OUK EIDON, KAI AKOUSAI hA 
>AKOUETE, KAI OUK HKOUSAN
>
>Why is IDEIN a present form and AKOUSAI an aorist. They seem to be
>completely parallel. Is this because IDEIN, though present in form,
>functions as an aorist?

both IDEIN and AKOUSAI are aorist. 
It would have helped to have been hearing these forms. 
____________________

Really?!!  How so?  I don't see how hearing it would have clarified it 
whatsoever.  I could, however, be wrong so please explain.

gfsomsel



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