From: Bill Ross (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Mar 01 2000 - 16:16:18 EST
Acts 13:48 AKOUONTA DE TA EQNH ECAIRON KAI EDOXAZON TON LOGON TOU KURIOU KAI
EPISTEUSAN OSOI **HSAN TETAGMENOI** EIS ZWHN AIWNION
Am I correct that:
* TETAGMENOI, (in the absence of HSAN), could be read as either middle or
* TETAGMENOI, when coupled with HSAN, must be read as a periphrasatic
construction as being in the pluperfect?
* that the pluperfect gives the sense of "were being, at that time"?
* that TETAGMENOI's semantic range includes (and closest usage is [see Acts
15:2, KJV, at the end of this post]) "determined"?
* that this is a legit translation, if not the preferred?
"...And the gentiles, hearing, were rejoicing and glorifying the Lord's
dictum and trusted all those being determined at that time into life
Acts 15:2 (KJV)
"When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation
with them, they **determined** that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of
them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this
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