Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Thu Mar 16 14:23:04 EST 2006

Of 20 futures of ZAW in the GNT, 11 are middle, 9 active. Of 114  
futures of ZAW in the LXX, 110 are middle, 4 are active. There is no  
difference in meaning, but evidently the middle is the more standard  

On Mar 16, 2006, at 12:10 PM, Steve Raine wrote:

> Why is ZHSETAI in Rom 1.17 so typically translated 'will live' ?
> Is it due to the fluidity of middles during Paul's day?
> Why not just use future active?

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