An adjectival clause expressing purpose, a general class, consequence, cause, or concession has its verb in the subjunctive.

Non iixus in agris, qui regeret certis finibus arva, lapis.

Tibullus Elegies i.3.43f. A stone [was] not planted on land (lit., fields) to determine (lit., which should determine) fields with fixed boundaries, (purpose)

... impellens quidquid sibi summapetenti obstaret.

Lucan Bellum civile i.i49f. ... overcoming whatever stood in [his] way as he sought supreme power (lit., for him seeking highest things). (a general class)

Necdum ... credit,... quae ... desertam ... se cernat.

Catullus Carmina 64.55fF. Not even yet does she believe, since she sees herself abandoned, (cause)

Of the same type is an adjectival clause of a generalizing nature.

... quod sis, esse veils. Martial Epigrammata 10.47.12

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