re:translating imperatives

From: joe buckley (
Date: Fri Aug 20 1999 - 17:58:29 EDT

<x-flowed>the english usage of the term "imperative" has perhaps led to somewhat of a
misunderstanding of the greek "imperative" -- which rather more speaks an
URGENCY than a COMMAND -- of course, a command does speakan urgency BUT an
urgency is not always a command.
                                  Joe Buckley ThD 2b

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