Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentLuke 24:32
- Was not our heart burning? (Ouxi h kardia emwn kaiomenh hn;).
- Periphrastic imperfect middle.
- Spake (elalei).
- Imperfect active, was speaking. This common verb lalew is onomatopoetic, to utter a sound, la-la and was used of birds, children chattering, and then for conversation, for preaching, for any public speech.
- Opened (dihnoigen).
- Imperfect active indicative of the same verb used of the eyes in verse 31.