The Participles


Summary of Mark 1

  1. The Make-up of the Participle
    1. Verbal aspect
    2. Adjectival aspect
      • There are 2 parts to a participle, the verbal and adjectival aspect. Thus in a participle, there are 2 things being said in 1 word. Both elements are actually inside the participle
      • Eg. Mark 1:32 – δαιμονιζομένους· cannot be translated by a single English word.
  2. The Participle as a Substantive
    1. Μark 1:32  τοὺς δαιμονιζομένους (those who were demon-possessed)
      • Thus a participle cannot be translated literally.
      • If there is an article with a participle, then it is likely to be a substantive idea – here describes people who were possessed.
      • Participle can exist on its own without verbs, but when it appears with the main leading verb, we need to take note of the tense here
  3. The Tense of the Participle
    1. The Present Participle – The tense of the Present Participle is the same as…

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