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Imperfect Indicative: The Conative Imperfect

THE CONATIVE IMPERFECT The Progressive Imperfect is sometimes used of action attempted, but not accomplished. Cf. THE CONATIVE PRESENT. Matt. 3:14; ὁ δὲ Ἰωάννης διεκώλυεν αὐτὸν, but he would have hindered him. See also Luke 1:59, ἐκάλουν; 15:16, ἐδίδου; Study … Continue reading

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