Re: Mark 6:45 *hEWS*

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Thu Sep 03 1998 - 08:59:24 EDT

At 6:51 AM -0500 9/3/98, Jonathan Robie wrote:
>Zerwick's notes on Mark 6:45 say hEWS with the present means 'while'. Is
>this always true? Can I always interpret hEWS as 'while' when it is used
>with a present tense verb?

Well ... maybe even with an imperfect--which, of course, is present system
(whaddaya mean, "tense," aspect geek?). But watch out for the AN with a
hEWS that may make it mean "until."

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics/Washington University
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