111. 473a quotes one of Hedylus' Epigrams which
I'm sharing because it has a fine example of the Future Optative and
a lovely well expressed idea which tells us something about how
Hedylus viewed his own style.
ἂν λεπτὸν καὶ τι μελιχρὸν ἔπος.
I shall find subtle and a sweet song.
ἂν plus the optative I will try... I probably will find … I
wish want it to become real ….
forget the convention of placing the breathing sign over the next
vowel if its an eu.
pronunciation was probably heuroim an lepton kai ti melikhron epos.
large undefined number of heavenly troops appeared
did the shepherds think or perceive the angels looked like an army or
something or someone have to be chased away from Bethlehem that
also says that the heavenly host were praising god αἰνέω a
Greek verb translated into Latin as Laudo and here I think is how the
idea of singing angels started with so many Psalms and later Hymns
using the phrase Praise God?
then states the angels were speaking praise not singing using λέγω
This is the oldest image I could find online. Oldest in being the oldest surviving image. We know from pausanias there were older paintings and sculptures but none have survived. Aphrodisias is a city of Asia Minor now Turkey.
6:21 has those who thirst now you will be however it is a plural you so perhaps this minor difference could be explained by Luke's informant perhaps being someone standing further away from Jesus who didn't hear or remember all of the Sermon?
hunger and διψάω thirst two new contract verbs this time with A
stems and yes διψάω is a present form not future.
σύνη suffix is usually translated as – ness. Δικαιοσύνη
comes from Δικαιος.
to feed until full to be full to be satisfied.
the future passive.
can be a good thing if focused on an ethical goal?
This has been your Sunday Bible Study Aid. Looking for something more secular?
Midweek I'm running a post series on the 3 Grace Classical theme and how its been used in Art over the centuries.