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- proper n. Koine, the Greek language from the time of Alexander the Great (say 325 BCE) until the foundation of Constantinople (330 CE).
Hellenistic Greek generally, e.g. in Aristotle, it is strange how rare this combination is in the N.T. In the Revisers 'text it occurs only twice -
Hellenistic Greek supplied the missing adverb to agathos.
In the N.T. ei men occurs only in Hb. 6: 14 in a quotation from Gen. 104. ean, etc., with the Indicative.a. As in Hellenistic Greek ei may take the subjunctive, so on the other hand ean, hotan and the like are found with the indicative.