Tag Archives: Gnomic Aorist

Aorist Indicative: The Gnomic Aorist

The Aorist is used in proverbs and comparisons where the English commonly uses a General Present. 1 Pet. 1:24; ἐξηράνθη ὁ χόρτος, καὶ τὸ ἄνθος ἐξέπεσεν, the grass withereth and the flower falleth. See also Luke 7:35; John 15:6; Jas. … Continue reading

Posted in Grammar | Tagged , | Leave a comment