APESTALMENOI inJohn 1:24

Iver Larsen iver_larsen at sil.org
Thu Jan 2 23:55:38 EST 2003


> A simple question but one that has me puzzled; APESTALMENOI in
> John 1:24 is an aorist participle masc. nom. pl.(I think) .I
> would have expected to see APOSTALMENOI. ie; no augment because
> only indicative forms get augmented. Can someone explain this to
> me?  Thank you
> Bert de Haan

The aorist passive participle would have been APOSTALENTES. Compare with
indicative aorist passive APESTALHSAN.

Iver Larsen




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