Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentLuke 23:27
- Followed (hkoloutei).
- Imperfect active, was following. Verses 27-32 are peculiar to Luke.
- Bewailed (ekoptonto).
- Imperfect middle of koptw, to cut, smite, old and common verb. Direct middle, they were smiting themselves on the breast. "In the Gospels there is no instance of a woman being hostile to Christ" (Plummer). Luke's Gospel is appropriately called the Gospel of Womanhood (1:39-56; 2:36-38; :; 8:1-3; 10:38-42; 11:27 13:11-16).
- Lamented (etrhnoun).
- Imperfect active of trhnew, old verb from treomai, to cry aloud, lament.