Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentMatthew 18:2
- Called to him (proskalesamenov).
- Indirect middle voice aorist participle. It may even be Peter's "little child" (paidion) as it was probably in Peter's house (Mark 9:33).
- Set him (esthsen).
- Transitive first aorist active indicative, not intransitive second aorist, esth.
- In the midst of them (en meswi autwn).
- Luke adds (Luke 9:47) "by his side" (par' eautwi). Both are true.