Translating Galatians 6:5

From: Mr. Dickens (
Date: Sun Aug 11 1996 - 09:31:25 EDT

Dear Friends at B-Greek,

        Kalimera! The question that I have today regards Galatians
6:5 "for every man shall bear his own burden."(KJV) Most English
translations translate 'bastasei' as future, third person singular,
indicative active (which it most cetainly is!). My question is is
it possible to translate this verb, in context, as a subjunctive,
as the New International Version has done (i.e. should carry. . .


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