She turned herself back (estraph ei ta opisw). Second aorist passive indicative of strepw in an intransitive and almost reflective sense. In the disappearance of the aorist middle before the aorist passive see Robertson, Grammar, p.817. See also strapeisa (second aorist passive participle) in verse Jo 16. On ei ta opisw see Jo 6:66; Jo 18:6. Standing (estwta). Second perfect active (intransitive) of isthmi. Instinctively Mary felt the presence of some one behind her. Was (estin). Present active indicative retained in indirect discourse after hdei (knew).