And oh what a reward He promises us in John 14:21!. Active voice represents the action as being accomplished by the subject of the verb. The Whole Bible GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Minor Prophets Calls for a SPECIFIC, DEFINITE, DECISIVE choice. Matthew Malachi Supernatural commands from the supernatural God can only be carried out with reliance on His supernatural power! In Ephesians 2:8-note we read, For by grace you have been saved through faith where "have been saved" (sozo-word study) is in the perfect tense. The Gospels Zechariah As explained below the Voice highlights the relationship of the subject to the verbal action. Joel 1 Corinthians But Jesus Christ our great High Priest is seated because His work is forever finished. Try to place yourselves in the disciples' "sandals" for a moment! STOP an action which is already going on. Prophets Luke-Acts (See the entire list below). The Spirit is called the Helper, but don't let His Name mislead you. When the present is used with the indicative mood it denotes present time. It is better to say that we need Him to enable us to obey divine commands, for the word enable indicates that without His power we cannot obey. They denote whether the action is factual, potential, wishful, or a command. [3] The usual translation for the pluperfect is "I had loosened.". End of sermon. Our part, our responsibility under grace not law (Romans 6:14+) is to make choices (Php 2:12+, but even the desire for such "holy" choices being "energized" or enabled by the Spirit who gives us the "holy want to"!) GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point And their voices were prevailing" prolonged, repeated actions re-played as a video before the mind's eye. Johannine Writings The truth according to God is that real freedom is not the right to live as you please, but the power to live as you should. This is best translated as "I will loose. It also represents action that is complete and viewed from a point in the past time. "Phoebe conqueredher fears" repeatedly, ongoingly, again-and-again (not just a single occasion). GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point ", This tense generally denotes action that will occur in the future. ", This voice means that the SUBJECT initiates the action and participates in the results of the action. Ruth Neither person nor number are found in the infinitive and it does not have mood designation. He purchased the sovereign promise, I willcause you to walk in my statutes and be careful to obey my rules (Ezekiel 36:27). Peter says that this "mistake" will not happen to believers when we reach our final destination in heaven, for our future home (and inheritance) have been reserved for us in the past and that reservation is valid for all eternity because the "reservation price" has been "paid in full" when Jesus' cried out "It is finished (notes)" (Jn 19:30). (See full sermon - Is It Right to Seek More Joy Than We Have Through Justification? This is often the effect of the imperfect tense. And so it is crystal clearthat God still places considerable emphasis on His holyCommands in Scripture, and for followers of Jesus Christ, our obedience to His commands (specifically those commands which in context apply to us today) is our tangible way to say we really do love Jesus! Middle voice speaks of the personal involvement of the subject in the act or action. This dramatic picture gives us an intriguing insight into the heart of Paul that cannot be gleaned without a basic understanding of the imperfect tense. The word aoristos derives from an alpha privative (ie. "Finished" (teleo - word study) in Jn 19:30 is also in the perfect tense and refers to Messiah's work of having obtained "once for all eternal redemption" (He 9:12-note), making possible "so great a salvation" (He 2:3-note) (eternal life) through the payment of His precious blood (1Pe 1:18, 19-note) on Calvary, so that all the sinful sons of Adam (Ro 5:12-note) who justly deserved their wages for sin (eternal death) might receive "the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord" (Ro 6:23-note) by grace through faith (Ep 2:8-note, cp 1Pe 1:3-note, 1Pe 1:21-note, Jn 5:24, 8:24, Ac 16:31).

The believer is the recipient which means that the believer is saved and saved forever, for the present results of the perfect tense are always present with the reader. Beginning Greek: A Functional Approach. Keep on refusing to do thisand/or, stop doing this if it has already started! Here is an example from the Hebrew of Genesis 1:1 The Strong's number is at the top (1254)followed by the transliterated word, the original Hebrew (or Greek), the meaning and the verb tense, voice, moodat the bottom (VQalPerf3ms) . [4] The indicative mood is the only one to give designation concerning time (past, present, and future). He walked in the Spirit; He walked in the power of the Spirit. (Read his excellent analysis of Jesus' lifeThe Perfect Model of a Spirit-Empowered Life). (See related topic: LORD Who Sanctifies), Passive voice signifies that the subject is being acted upon; i.e., the subject is the receiver of the verbal action. Jude Here Jesus quoted from Deuteronomy which had been written by Moses 1500 years before, but is still on record. This is the mood of assertion or presentation of certainty.

", David Guzik :: 1 Juan 2 Impedimentos para una comunin con Dios, David Guzik :: Hechos 2 El Espritu Santo Es Derramado Sobre la Iglesia, The 66 Books of the Bible - Study Resources, Revelation 1 (1982-85 Audio) (Chuck Smith), Daniel 9: 70th Week [1990s] (Chuck Missler), Intro. Isaiah By all means say, You cant obey these commands in your own strength. From Peter's use of Present tense one can see that in context (see also discussion of context) he is referring to born again ones, describing them as those who are "continually being protected by the power (dunamis) of God".

Acts 1 Peter Acts 16:7 and after they came to Mysia, they were trying (3PIAI) (5707) to go into Bithynia, and the Spirit of Jesus did not permit them, 3PIAI = 3rd Person, Plural, Imperfect Tense, Active Voice, Indicative Mood. In English passive voice is usually indicated by the phrase "to be". M Ry [xi H^>!0xrxCbB\fE12]$1 @6$YF&(4M Nbbkf_01C&/_9uKH ^E,zsi#A`fw2Z&I$j0{r|lsa Job Luke-Acts Luke-Acts Mounce states that the optative is two steps away from reality whereas the subjunctive is only one step away. ?=T *AkQ-?bu0sWt^I(h8[*2n$!VQnm6pL2i%d3jx@d2?HXq{z/XMUftDIk>aLrl!-Yb6b+B\_yE]9-:xeDXh7. endstream endobj 178 0 obj <>stream 2 Peter I need to walk in conscious dependence on the Lord on a daily basis. ", The pluperfect has the same aspect as the perfect, yet it's time is farther removed into the past than that of the perfect. Johannine Writings Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. New York: Oxford UP, 1961. p. 41, [3]H. E. Dana and Julius R. Mantey. The middle voice indicates the subject performs an action upon himself or herself (reflexive action) or for their own benefit. The perfect is often translated as "I have loosened. Readers vividly imagine the action in keeping with the context. Zephaniah 2 Thessalonians %PDF-1.6 % He secured infallibly for all the elect the new covenant promise I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes and be careful to obey my rules (Ezekiel 36:27). (See the related discussion of theParadoxical Principle of 100% Dependent and 100% Responsible" 100/100) Remember thatGods commandment is always Gods enablement, and to win the victory, His people need only trust and obey (for there's no other way to be happy [blessed] in Jesus than to trust and obey - He does His part but we must do our part (albeit that even enabled by His Spirit - Amazing Grace indeed!). He did it by giving us hundreds of commandments that describe the narrow path of love that leads to life, and then giving us His Spirit so that we would love these commandments, and they would not be burdensome (1 John 5:3), but his yoke would be easy (Matthew 11:30), indeed, more joyful than if there were no commandments at all. (Dr Piper then goes on to describe what he feels are two defects in Gospel preaching) Second, these preachers tend to shrink back from the apostolic intention of the law of Christ unfolded in hundreds of New Testament commands (ED: 880 present imperatives and 762 aorist imperatives!) 2 John Thus, the entire meaning is, I have closed the door and it is closed at present. You can see how a simple understanding of the perfect tense can often amplify the meaning which may not be readily apparent in the English translation, because the perfect tense has no exact equivalent in English. Person: This is what determines whether the subject is the speaker (first person), is being spoken to (second person) or being spoken about (third person). And instead of calling for obedience like the apostles do (1 Thessalonians 4:1), they (ED: REFERRING TO THE WEAKNESS OF SOME GOSPELPREACHING)only use the commandments to say, You cant do that. Prophets Look at the verb sin. Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year. 1 Chronicles Its an urgent imperative, not a casual optionBe filled is a command, which means I play a part in it. For example read the following verse 1Jn 3:9: "No one who is born of God practices (present tense) sin (noun), because His seed abides in him and he cannot sin (verb), because he is born of God.". God's protection of His children isn't fickle, present one day and absent the next. Poetical Books Salvation is the work of Christ alone and our reception of that salvation is by faith alone in Christ alone. %%EOF (Ro 15:22) "For this reason I have been hinderedfrom coming to you" "denoting continuousness, and implying a succession of hindrances" (M. Vincent, WS, 751). GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point IN THE NEW TESTAMENT. ", This tense is hardly a tense at all. But thanks be to God for He has given us the Helper, the Holy Spirit, Who indwells every believer (Romans 8:9+) and provides us with both the desire and the power (Philippians 2:13NLT+, cp Ezekiel 36:27+) to walk in His enabling power and not carry out the desire of the flesh (Galatians 5:16-note). 1Pe 1:6-note In this you (yourselves) greatly rejoice (2PPMI) (5736) even though now for a little while, if necessary , you have been distressed by various trials, 2PPMI = 2nd person, Plural, Present Tense, Middle Voice, Indicative Mood. The optative has relatively few appearences in the New Testament becauseby the time the New Testament was writtenthe subjunctive has taken over some of the classical usages of it. And so, in what almost seems like a paradox,to aid us to walk in the freedom of the newness of the Spirit and not in oldness of the letter (law) the New Testament gives usapproximately 1642 commands, 880Present Imperatives in705 verses and 762 Aorist Imperatives in616 verses! Amen. Lamentations Unbelievers are deceived and think that real freedom means you canlive as you please. The action of the imperfect tense is very similar to that of the present tense. The context shows if the action repeated or was prolonged (and both senses can apply simultaneously). If you have meditated on (Click Primer on Meditation) the pictures portrayed by the over and over (imperfect tense) actions in each of the preceding verses, you are beginning to see the incredible value of a simple understanding of this tense. In this verse Peter uses the Perfect Tense to convey the truth of the "living hope" (not "hope so" but a certain expectation of future good. The verb "practices" is also present tense and conveys the same thought. Webster says enable means "to supply with power, physical or moral, to furnish with sufficient power or ability!" By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. In indicative mood, aorist can indicate punctiliar action (happens at a specific point in time) in past. The Present Imperative is often a call to a long-term commitment and calls for the attitude or action to be one's continual way of life (lifestyle). You are probably having a visceral reaction to the preceding statement! Look at some other examples of the picture painted by the imperfect tense Mark 4:37 And there arose a fierce gale of wind, and the waves were breaking over (imperfect tense) the boat so much that the boat was already filling up. Imagine repeated or extended activity as a motion-picture re-live the scene! (Lk 23:23) "But they persistently insisted,with loud voices asking that He be crucified. Johannine Writings For instance one might say I have closed the door" which speaks of a past completed action. Hosea tense greek rhodian amphora  vessel The authenticity of the Bible-I've often said-is revealed in or manifested in the field of hermeneutics, which means interpretation. Gary Hill on imperfect -The NT (Greek) imperfect dramatically re-enacts how action repeated or was prolonged. The passive represents the action of the verb being done unto the subject but not by the subject. And the commandments of the New Testament are not given merely to expose our sin. Comment: Can't you picture yourself in the boat with the waves pounding again and again (imperfect tense conveys this picture) against the side and even beginning to fill the boat with water. It is analogous to a snapshot which captures an action at specific point in time. Yes, God is love (1 Jn 4:8, 16+), but John also writes God is Light (1 Jn 1:5+). Major Prophets All believers commit sins but not habitually or as their lifestyle. 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Check it off, get it done! 0 The Aorist tense conveys the truth that the believer's new birth (indicative mood is mood of reality) has occurred at a point in the past without specifying when this event occurred.

I cannot be filled with the Spirit while I am resisting Gods will and relying only on myself. A Manual Grammar of the Greek New Testament. There is no middle ground regarding love of Jesus and walking in the light. Poetical Books What a great picture. Luke understood its significance in saying that "no element of the Greek language is I cant make it happen. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point THOUGHT: Every encounter with a command to obey, is our opportunity to jettison self-reliance and to yield to the enabling power of the Holy Spirit. General Epistles I want to be at Your disposal. The implication is that they were being surprised by the fiery ordeals (but aren't we all frequently caught off guard by God's "pop tests"?)

(The Discovery Bible), Continually, habitually follow this command!

Thank You Lord. JN43yB/]1]-\N? For additional information regarding Greek verbs and other grammatical issues the following books should be of great value: [1]H. E. Dana and Julius R. Mantey. Haggai To access the verb's tense, voice, and mood, press the parsing button next to the word that you are interested in: Before discussing tense, voice, and mood, it is first necessary to have an understanding of person and number. Trust in the imputation of that perfect obedience as the ground of your happy acceptance. Yes! The entire sense of Jesus' poignant cry is It was finished and as a result it is forever done! It stands finished!. Daniel A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. Pauline Epistles Philippians 1 Kings Mk 7:26 Now the woman was a Gentile, of the Syrophoenician race. This is the mood of probability or desirability. Take control of my senses so that I am literally filled with Your presence and empowered with Your energy. If it is true that the sinning of a Christian diminishes joy in Christ, and Christian acts of love increase joy in Christ, then the fight for joy is the fight to kill sin and pursue obedience to the commands of love..When Christ shed the blood of the new covenant (Luke 22:20) He secured, at infinite cost, not only the forgiveness of our sins (Jeremiah 31:34), but also Gods writing of the law on our hearts (Jeremiah 31:33). You can see how even the most basic understanding of verb tense can add so much to the meaning. endstream endobj 175 0 obj <>/Metadata 4 0 R/Pages 172 0 R/StructTreeRoot 11 0 R/Type/Catalog>> endobj 176 0 obj <>/MediaBox[0 0 792 612]/Parent 172 0 R/Resources<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text]>>/Rotate 0/StructParents 0/Tabs/S/Type/Page>> endobj 177 0 obj <>stream AMG Publishers), Schematically illustrated by a "dot" () denoting a definite action in the past followed by a line () indicating effect of that action continuing into present, 1Peter 1:4-note to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, reserved (word study) (RPPFSA) (5772) in heaven for you, RPPFSA = Perfect Tense, Passive Voice, Participle, Fem, Sing, Accusative. Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters, Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. Comment: The blessing and breaking of the loaves and fish happened in a moment of time, while the "giving" of the bread and fish occurred over and over, which paints a vivid picture of the miraculous nature of the event. HOW TO KEEP ALL 1642 COMMANDS And so one can see that in 1Jn 3:9 (as in most of chapter 3 of first John) the accurate interpretation of the passage is aided by a proper understanding of the verb tense. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, When accessing information about verbs throughout our New Testament concordance, you'll find numerous references to Greek verb tenses, their voice, and their mood. He purchased the writing of the law on your heart so that you love his commandments. A verb in the passive voice with God as the stated or implied Agent is an example of the so-called"divine passive (see note). This description is simplistic and for more detailed description click here (or here), Conditional sentences (click summary of conditional sentences) of the third class (ean + the subjunctive) are all of this type, as well as many commands following conditional purpose clauses, such as those beginning with hina. ("in order that"). CEASE an act in progress. Judges 1Pe 1:13-note Therefore, gird (the loins of) your minds for action, keep sober (PAPMPN) (5723) in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. Exodus 1 Timothy Historical Books 2 Timothy (what a vivid scene!). 2 Kings Biblical Greek has three voices, active, middle, and passive: This occurs when the action of the verb is being performed by the subject. Doesn't the added insight help make this verse literally "come alive"? we might have more joy as his power is perfected in our weakness that we might havemore joyin Christ himself. (See all NT occurrences of the present imperative - makes for an interesting study), 2PPAM: 2nd Person, Plural, Present Tense, Active Voice, Imperative Mood. They are given to us so that by doing them by faith in Christs blood-bought power gospel power! 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They demonstrate the relationship between the action of the verb and reality. One writer adds "strictly speaking, the aorist denotes past time only in the indicative; in the other moods the aorist is not confined exclusively to action in the past. When taking a long road trip we have all had the misfortune of arriving at our motel late at night, only to discover that our reservation has been given away! (cf He 13:8, Mt 24:35, Ps 89:34, Is 40:8, 55:11, 1Pe 1:25). (Embraced by the Spirit: the Untold Blessings of Intimacy with God), All the Present Imperatives in the New Testament - 880x in 705 verse in NT (in Bibleworks Greek NT Morphology) -, Matt 2:13, 20; 3:2f; 4:10, 17; 5:12, 24f, 37, 41, 44; 6:1, 9, 16, 19f, 25, 33; 7:1, 7, 12, 15, 23; 8:4, 9, 13, 22, 32; 9:2, 5f, 9, 22, 24, 30; 10:6ff, 16f, 23, 28, 31; 11:15; 13:9, 43; 14:18, 27; 15:4, 10, 25; 16:6, 11, 23f; 17:5, 7, 17; 18:10, 15, 17; 19:6, 12, 14, 19, 21; 20:4, 7, 14; 21:2, 28; 22:9, 44; 23:3; 24:4, 6, 15f, 20, 33, 42ff; 25:6, 9, 13, 41; 26:18, 38, 41, 45f, 49; 27:29, 65; 28:5, 9f; Mark 1:3, 15, 44; 2:9, 11, 14; 3:3; 4:3, 9, 23f, 39; 5:19, 34, 36, 41; 6:10, 38, 50; 7:10, 29; 8:15, 33f; 9:7, 19, 24, 39, 50; 10:9, 14, 19, 21, 49, 52; 11:2, 22, 24f; 12:15, 29, 36, 38; 13:5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 18, 21, 23, 29, 33, 35, 37; 14:13, 34, 38, 41f, 44; 15:18; 16:6f; Luke 1:13, 28, 30; 2:10; 3:4, 11, 13f; 5:10, 23f, 27; 6:8, 27ff, 35ff; 7:6, 8, 13, 50; 8:8, 18, 39, 48ff, 52, 54; 9:3ff, 23, 35, 50, 59f; 10:3ff, 7ff, 11, 20, 28, 37; 11:2f, 7, 9, 35; 12:1, 7, 15, 19, 22, 29, 31f, 35, 39f; 13:14, 24, 31; 14:12f, 17ff, 35; 15:23; 17:3, 8, 10, 19, 32; 18:16, 20, 22; 19:17, 19, 30; 20:42, 46; 21:8, 21, 31, 34, 36; 22:19, 26, 40, 42, 46, 51; 23:18, 21, 28; John 1:39, 43, 46; 2:8, 16; 4:16, 21, 50; 5:8, 11f, 14, 28, 39, 45; 6:20, 27, 43; 7:3, 24, 37; 8:11; 9:7, 11; 10:37f; 11:34; 12:15, 19, 26, 35f; 14:1, 11, 27, 31; 15:18, 20, 27; 16:24, 33; 19:3, 21; 20:17, 27; 21:15ff, 19, 22; Acts 1:20; 2:14, 34, 36; 3:6; 4:10; 5:20, 35; 8:26; 9:15; 10:15, 20; 11:9; 12:8; 13:15, 38, 40; 16:15, 36; 18:9; 19:38; 20:10, 28, 31; 21:14, 28, 36; 22:10, 21f, 27; 23:11; 24:25; 25:5, 24; 27:24f; 28:28; Rom 3:4; 6:11ff; 11:18, 20; 12:2, 14, 16, 20f; 13:1, 3f, 8, 14; 14:1, 3, 5, 15f, 20, 22; 15:2, 7, 11; 16:17; 1 Cor 1:26, 31; 3:10, 18, 21; 4:1, 5, 16; 6:9, 18; 7:2f, 5, 11ff, 15, 17f, 20f, 23f, 27, 36; 8:9; 9:24; 10:7, 10, 12, 14, 18, 24f, 27f, 31f; 11:1, 6, 24f, 28, 33f; 12:31; 14:1, 12f, 20, 26ff, 34f, 37, 39f; 15:33f, 58; 16:2, 10, 13f, 18, 22; 2 Cor 6:14, 17; 10:7, 11, 17; 11:1; 12:16; 13:5, 11; Gal 1:8f; 3:7; 4:12, 21; 5:1, 13, 15f; 6:1f, 4, 6f, 17; Eph 2:11; 4:25ff, 32; 5:1ff, 6ff, 11, 14f, 17f, 25, 33; 6:1f, 4f, 9f; Phil 1:27; 2:5, 12, 14f, 18, 29; 3:1f, 17; 4:1, 3f, 6, 8f; Col 2:6, 8, 16, 18; 3:1f, 9, 15f, 18ff; 4:1f, 5, 17f; 1Thess 2:9; 4:18; 5:11, 13ff, 25; 2 Th 2:15; 3:1, 10, 14f; 1 Tim 2:11; 3:10, 12; 4:7, 11ff; 5:1, 3f, 7, 9, 11, 16f, 19f, 22f; 6:1f, 11f, 17; 2 Tim 1:13; 2:1, 7f, 14, 16, 22f; 3:1, 5, 14; 4:5, 11, 13, 15; Titus 1:13; 2:1, 6, 15; 3:1, 9f, 14; Philemon 1:18, 22; Heb 1:13; 3:12f; 7:4; 8:5; 10:32; 12:5, 7, 13f, 25; 13:1ff, 7, 9, 16ff, 22f; Jas 1:4ff, 9, 13, 16, 19, 22; 2:1, 3, 12, 16; 3:1, 14; 4:11, 13; 5:1, 9, 12f, 16, 20; 1 Pet 1:6, 8; 2:5, 17; 3:3; 4:12f, 15f, 19; 2 Pet 3:8, 15, 17f; 1 John 2:15, 24, 27ff; 3:7, 13; 4:1f; 2 John 1:8, 10; 3 John 1:11, 15; Jude 1:22f; Rev 1:17; 2:5, 10; 3:2f, 11, 19; 5:5; 6:1, 3, 5, 7; 10:8; 11:1; 12:12; 16:1; 18:20; 19:5, 10; 22:9, 17, 20, All the Aorist Imperatives in the New Testament - 762x in 616 verses in NT (in Bibleworks Greek NT Morphology) -, Matt 2:8, 13, 20; 3:3, 8, 15; 4:3, 6; 5:16, 24, 29ff, 39f, 42; 6:3, 6, 9ff, 17, 26, 28; 7:4f, 13; 8:3f, 8f, 13, 21f, 25, 31; 9:6, 13, 18, 27, 29, 38; 10:8, 11ff, 27; 11:4, 29; 12:13, 33; 13:18, 30, 36; 14:8, 15f, 28ff; 15:14f, 22f, 28; 16:24; 17:7, 15, 20, 27; 18:8f, 15ff, 26, 28f; 19:14, 17, 21; 20:8, 14, 21, 30f; 21:2, 5, 21, 33; 22:4, 9, 13, 17, 19, 21; 23:3, 26, 32; 24:3, 17f, 32; 25:8f, 11, 21, 23, 28, 30, 34; 26:18, 26f, 36, 38f, 42, 48, 52, 68; 27:22f, 40, 42f, 49, 64f; 28:6f, 10, 13, 19; Mark 1:3, 25, 41, 44; 2:9, 11; 3:5; 5:8, 12, 19; 6:11, 22, 31, 36ff; 7:14, 27, 34; 8:34; 9:22, 25, 43, 45, 47; 10:14, 21, 37, 47ff; 11:2f, 23, 29f; 12:17; 13:4, 15f, 28; 14:6, 13ff, 22, 32, 34, 36, 44, 65; 15:4, 13f, 30, 32, 36; 16:7, 15; Luke 3:4, 8, 11; 4:3, 9, 23, 35; 5:4, 8, 13f; 6:8, 10, 23, 42; 7:7f, 14, 22, 40; 8:50; 9:12ff, 23, 41, 44, 59ff; 10:2, 10, 35, 40; 11:1f, 4f, 41; 12:5, 13, 19, 24, 27, 33, 58; 13:7f, 25, 27, 31f; 14:9f, 21, 23; 15:6, 9, 12, 19, 22f; 16:2, 6f, 9, 24f, 29; 17:3, 5ff, 13f, 31; 18:3, 6, 13, 16, 22, 38f, 42; 19:5, 13, 24, 27, 30, 39; 20:2f, 24f; 21:14, 19f, 28f; 22:8, 10, 12, 17, 32, 36, 42, 64, 67; 23:18, 30, 34f, 37, 39, 42; 24:6, 29, 39, 49; John 1:23, 46; 2:5, 7f, 16, 19; 4:7, 10, 15f, 29, 31, 35, 49; 5:8, 11f; 6:10, 12, 34; 7:3f, 8, 52; 8:7; 9:7, 11, 21, 23f; 10:24; 11:34, 39, 44; 12:7, 27f; 13:27, 29; 14:8f; 15:4, 7, 9; 17:1, 5, 11, 17; 18:8, 11, 21, 23, 31; 19:6, 15; 20:15, 17, 22, 27; 21:6, 10, 12; Acts 1:20, 24; 2:14, 22, 38, 40; 3:4, 19; 4:19, 29; 5:8, 38; 6:3; 7:2f, 33, 40, 59; 8:19, 22, 24, 26, 29; 9:6, 11, 34, 40; 10:5, 13, 20, 26, 32; 11:7, 13; 12:7f, 17; 13:2, 16, 41; 14:10; 15:13; 16:9, 31, 35, 37; 21:23f, 39; 22:1, 13, 16, 18; 23:15, 17, 23; 24:20; 26:16; 28:26; Rom 6:13, 19; 11:9f, 22; 12:19; 13:7, 14; 14:13; 15:10f; 16:3, 5ff; 1 Cor 3:18; 5:7, 13; 6:20; 7:9, 11, 21; 10:15; 11:6, 13; 15:34; 16:1, 11, 20; 2 Cor 5:20; 6:13, 17; 7:2; 8:11; 11:16; 12:13; 13:12; Gal 4:27, 30; 6:11; Eph 4:31; 5:14; 6:11, 13f, 17; Phil 2:2; 4:5, 21; Col 3:5, 8, 12; 4:10, 15ff; 1 Thess 5:26; 1 Tim 6:12, 20; 2 Tim 1:8, 14; 2:2f, 15, 19; 4:2, 5, 9, 19, 21; Titus 3:12f, 15; Philemon 1:17, 20; Heb 1:6; 3:1; 8:11; 12:3, 12; 13:24; Jas 1:2, 21; 2:3, 5, 18; 3:13; 4:7ff; 5:1, 7f, 10, 14; 1 Pet 1:13, 15, 17, 22; 2:2, 13, 17; 3:10f, 15; 4:1, 7; 5:2, 5f, 8f, 12, 14; 2 Pet 1:5, 10; 3:14; 1 John 3:1; 5:21; Jude 1:17, 21; Rev 1:11, 19; 2:1, 5, 7f, 11f, 16ff, 25, 29; 3:1ff, 6f, 13f, 19, 22; 4:1; 6:16; 9:14; 10:4, 8f; 11:1f, 12; 13:9, 18; 14:7, 13, 15, 18; 18:4, 6f; 19:9f, 17; 21:5; 22:9, 11, 17, Journal Articles by Kenneth Wuest (small charge to view entire article), OTHER RESOURCES RELATED TO INTERPRETATION, 1)Literal Interpretation: A Plea for Consensusby Elliot Johnson, 2) From Tony Garland at Spiritandtruth.org, 3)Issues in Hermeneuticsfrom Andy Woods at Spiritandtruth.org, 4)Basics of Bible Interpretationby Bob Smith - chapters below, 5)History of Interpretation by Michael Patton - Audio and Video only, 6)The Bible: Understanding Its Message J. Hampton Keathley, III, 7)Chicago Statement on Biblical Hermeneutics, 8)Contemporary Problems in Biblical Interpretation by John Walvoord, 9)Interpreting Prophecy Today by John Walvoord, (10)David Hocking's Article on Interpretation- "When we come to the interpretation of the Bible, we are talking about one of the most serious subjects as it relates to our Bibles.