John19: 30.

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Girgis Boshra
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John19: 30.

Post by Girgis Boshra » July 19th, 2017, 4:09 am

τετέλεσται, verb indicative perfect passive 3rd person singular from τελέω
Why he uses (σ) in This perfect end (σται)?
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Robert Crowe
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Re: John19: 30.

Post by Robert Crowe » July 19th, 2017, 6:28 am

τελέω is one of a few ε verbs that are so proud of their ε that they insist on retaining it. For instance, it has the aorist ἐτέλεσα, not ἐτέλησα. These verbs insert a σ before the personal endings of the perfect and aorist passives.
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Girgis Boshra
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Re: John19: 30.

Post by Girgis Boshra » July 27th, 2017, 4:07 am

Many Thanks Robert Crowe for this explanation
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