Re: 'default' aorist

Micheal Palmer (
Fri, 8 Nov 1996 23:48:06 -0600

Don Wilkins wrote in response to my note about the 'default aorist':
>I can't speak for other translators, but as an NASB translator I can say
>that we do not agree that the aorist indicative in itself does not indicate
>past action (sorry for the double negative). . . .

I did not intend to imply that the translators of the NASB would agree with
my comments on the aorist. I apologize to them for any wording in my note
which may have given that impression.

Micheal W. Palmer