Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentLuke 6:30
- Ask them not again (mh apaitei).
- Here the present active imperative in a prohibition, do not have the habit of asking back. This common verb only here in the N.T., for aitousin is the correct text in Luke 12:20. The literary flavour of Luke's Koine style is seen in his frequent use of words common in the literary Greek, but appearing nowhere else in the N.T.