1JN 1:4

Steven Lo Vullo slovullo at mac.com
Sun Mar 17 22:57:56 EST 2002

on 3/17/02 9:50 PM, Steven Lo Vullo at slovullo at mac.com wrote:

> Yes, it can be a periphrastic construction, namely perfect passive
> subjunctive. Wallace, on p. 647 of Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics, says:
> "Certain tense forms in Greek were expressed exclusively by the periphrastic
> construction; namely, the perfect middle-passive subjunctive and optative."

Actually, Wallace is here quoting (approvingly) Dana-Mantey. Sorry for the

Steven Lo Vullo
Madison, WI
slovullo at mac.com

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