Re: Heb 13:5

From: Dmitriy Reznik (
Date: Sat Jan 08 2000 - 11:52:52 EST

On 01/08/00, ""Carl W. Conrad" <>" wrote:
> At 10:26 AM -0600 1/8/00, Dmitriy Reznik wrote:
> >Dear friends,
> >
> >In Heb 13:5 is ARKOUMENOI a participle with a meaning of imperative, or its
> >meaning is participle with a verb "to be" omitted? Is it an ellipsis then?
>I would understand the text of the first clause therefore with
> an ESTW and a hUMWN: "Let your manner be not-in-love-with-money" and the
> participle with an implicit imperative ESTE, so that you're really quite
> right: ARKOUMENOI does function as a participle here: "contenting
> yourselves with your present circumstances."

Dear Carl,

Thank you for the answer. While reading it, I got another thought: can this
participle have a meaning of an adverb relating to that implicit ESTW in
the first clause? "Let your manner be not-in-love-with-money..." How?
yourselves with your present circumstances."


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