[B-Greek] 1 Tim 1:1-2

Norman Goos normangoos at comcast.net
Thu Jun 15 19:40:28 EDT 2006

Dr. Conrad wrote: "I would suggest that the implicit verb is one or another
of the more- or-less synonymous 3rd-person imperatives: ESTW, GINESQW,
GENHQHTW.  The standard salutation regularly involves a command or wish for
the well-being of the recipient(s) of the letter; the NT variant of this is
quite commonly a wish that the recipient receive blessing of grace, peace,
love, etc. from God and from Christ or from God through Christ."


Am I understanding correctly when I understand this to mean that the
understood imperative is a form of an equative verb prior to the three-fold



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