From: clayton stirling bartholomew (
Date: Wed Mar 04 1998 - 18:15:42 EST

Micheal Palmer wrote:
> Do any of you know of a place where the verb APOLEIPW appears in a context
> which marks it clearly as middle voice. Active voice examples are easy to
> find (2 Timothy 4:13, 20; Titus 1:5). I know of a few passive voice
> examples (Hebrews 4:6, 9; 10:26), but can't find any which are clearly
> middle. Are there any? What about examples outside the NT but in the same
> time period? How would you understand the meaning in the middle voice (if
> it does appear)?

Take a look at 2Kings 10:21, 2Mac. 13:23 , 3Mac. 1:17, Prov. 19:27. These are
morphologicaly middle but I am not sure that is what you are looking for. It
is late. I will take a close look at these in the morning.


Clayton Stirling Bartholomew
Three Tree Point
P.O. Box 255 Seahurst WA 98062

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