From: Chuck Tripp (email@example.com)
Date: Tue May 22 2001 - 11:15:43 EDT
Might not DWSOUSIN in Luke be an aorist subjunctive active? I realize we
would be starting with the form EDWKA, but Thayers gives some examples of
aorist subjunctive actives off of an imaginary EDWSA form. I looked at
Zodhiates and he lists that verb as an aorist subjunctive.
Just a thought.
----- Original Message -----
From: Randall Buth <ButhFam@compuserve.com>
To: Biblical Greek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2001 10:19 AM
Subject: [b-greek] Luke's INA + future, MK INA + subjunctive
> Thought I'd get a little feedback on an interesting conundrum.
> Lk 20.10 INA APO TOU KARPOU TOU AMPELWNOS DWSOUSIN AUTW
> "that (something) from the fruit of the vineyard they WILL GIVE him"
> Mk 12.2 INA PARA TWN GEWRGWN LABH APO TWN KARPWN TOU AMPELWNOS
> "that from the farmers he WOULD GET (something) from the fruits of the
> 1) Does anyone think that INA + future is
> a. normal?
> b. a Greek improvement?
> c. "imitating the LXX"?
> Luke's next line is certainly not 'imitating' the LXX:
> He has a reversed chronological order, and more "Greek"
> compound verb, and 'split object' "... sent-out, him having beaten,
> EXAPESTEILAN AUTON DEIRANTES KENON while
> Mark has non-compound verbs, an exepcted order "beat ... sent"
> AUTON EDEIRAN KAI APESTEILAN KENON
> 2) Would someone be able to provide statistics of its use in the LXX? I
> don't have such a search program.
> 3) Finally, with negative answers to question 1a,b,c,
> wouldn't it be difficult to say that Luke, our capable Greek writer, is
> Mark here?
> [PS: also, singular 'fruit' (=Luke) is normative Biblical Hebrew [peri]
> that was frequently pluralized
> in the LXX in keeping with Greek style (=Mark) and Mishnaic style [perot].
> Randall Buth
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