Imperative: Mat 06:07 “And in praying do not heap up empty phrases
Mat 06:07 “And in praying do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their many words. 8 Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.
GREEK VERBS: No imperative verbs are present.
Do not … is not imperative…
NOTE (my commentary)
What does this quote say?
What does it say that I should obey?
What is the wish? What are the outcomes?
What are the basic steps?
What are the obstacles?
Who needs to hear this?
SOURCE – Footnotes:
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Link to Greek Interlinear text: https://biblehub.com/interlinear/matthew/5.htm
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