John 15:4

George Blaisdell maqhth at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 23 09:31:12 EST 2003





>From: Bert

>MEINATE EN EMOI KAGW EN hUMIN.
>The second part of this sentence does not have a verb specified so MEINATE 
>would be assumed here.

Almost...  The idea carries...

>The mood of the verb would have to be the same in both parts too, would it 
>not?

Not necessarily...  They have different subjects.

>Imperative makes sense in the first half but not in the second.

Exactly!

>The NIV translates the second half as future. Is this acceptable?

Sure, but why add a verb?  What is wrong with simply
"Abide in me and I in you."?

geo


George Blaisdell
Roslyn, WA


"Be not troubling of you the heart..."
[From the Gospel of John, Chapter 14, verse 1.]


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