[b-greek] imperative passive?

From: William Hale Boyd (wmhboyd@aol.com)
Date: Tue Feb 26 2002 - 22:34:00 EST

What is the force of an imperative passive verb? Sometimes I feel like I
must be rather thick in the head. It seems to me that if you give someone
a command it would necessitate an active response on their part. Case in
point is SOQHTE in Acts 2:40. "Be saved" (passive) in NASV. "Save
yourselves" (imperative) in KJV. How can it be both imperative and

William Boyd
Little Rock, Arkansas

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