Re: Perfect tense and aspect
Thu, 5 Sep 1996 11:14:32 -0700 (PDT)

"...the tomb is open; the stone no longer seals it."

I think you've got it, Jonathan. The only additional point I would make is that
the aorist wouldn't emphasize anything, just state that the stone was removed
in the past (and it would be left to us to infer that it remained so).

Don Wilkins
UC Riverside