KAI hOUTOI DE DOKIMAZESQWSAN PRWTON, EITA DIAKONEITWSAN
yet these too must first be tested-and-approved, then serve [as]
My question is, why does the author use present tense for
these imperatives? One would think that with "PRWTON, EITA"
at least the first of the imperatives would have "an end
point in view," as Rolf puts it, and hence naturally gravitate
toward the aorist.