A Primer of Biblical Greek with CD

Author: N. Clayton Croy
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802860002
Release Date: 2007-10-02
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This new primer offers a succinct, single-volume introduction to biblical Greek that has already been tested in classrooms around the country. Divided into 32 separate lessons, each containing a generous number of exercises, the text leads students from the Greek alphabet to a working understanding of the language of the Bible.

A Primer of Biblical Greek

Author: N. Clayton Croy
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 0802846289
Release Date: 1999-09-09
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Though a number of texts for teaching Biblical Greek now exist, most are plagued by various deficiencies that detract from effective instruction within the time limits set by most college and seminary programs. This new primer by N. Clayton Croy offers a succinct, single-volume introduction to Biblical Greek that has already been tested in classrooms around the country. Taking a primarily deductive approach to teaching Biblical Greek, this volume assumes that students will have no prior knowledge in Greek. Divided into 32 separate lessons, each containing a generous number of exercises, the text leads students from the Greek alphabet to a working understanding of the language of the Bible.

A Primer of Biblical Greek

Author: N. Clayton Croy
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN: 0802867332
Release Date: 2011-07-12
Genre: Religion

Though there are currently a number of texts for teaching biblical Greek, most of them are plagued by various deficiencies. Written with these flaws in mind, this new primer by N. Clayton Croy offers an effective, single-volume introduction to biblical Greek that has proven successful in classrooms around the country.This volume takes a primarily deductive approach to teaching biblical Greek and assumes that students have no prior knowledge of the language. Divided into 32 separate lessons, each containing a generous number of exercises, the text leads students from the Greek alphabet to a working understanding of the language of the Septuagint and the New Testament. Special features of A Primer of Biblical Greek : An abundance of exercises Each lesson includes practice sentences taken from the Septuagint and the New Testament as well as Greek sentences composed by the author. Exercises in English-to-Greek translation are also included. Concise but accurate grammatical explanations Great care has been taken to insure that grammatical explanations are clear, correct, and succinct. In particular, the Greek participle receives a fuller-than-usual treatment. A natural order of presentation Material is presented according to the natural structure of Greek and the traditional terminology of grammarians. Declensions and principal parts, for example, are presented in numerical order. Inclusive language The book uses inclusive language for human beings throughout. Helpful appendixes for quick reference Included at the back of the book are the Greek paradigms, Greek-to-English vocabulary, English-to-Greek vocabulary, and a bibliography for further study.

Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek

Author: Bruce M. Metzger
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 9781493406289
Release Date: 1998-07-15
Genre: Religion

A standard Greek reference tool allowing students to learn vocabulary quickly by listing words according to their frequency of use in the New Testament.

A Greek Alphabetarion

Author: Harvey Bluedorn
Publisher:
ISBN: 0974361690
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Genre: Greek language

An Easy Start to GreekFailure to master the basics of a language -- its spelling and phonics rules -- will cripple our progress in mastering the whole language. Yet many Greek grammars spend little time teaching the symbols and sounds of the Greek alphabet. Before we can learn a language, we must master its alphabet.This new edition of A Greek Alphabetarion has been thoroughly revised and reformatted to make it easier for parents to teach their children, and for older students to learn by themselves. A syllabary (practice blending consonants and vowels) and a chrestomathy (practice reading sample passages) have been added in this new edition.A Greek Alphabetarion teaches the Greek alphabet in alphabetical order, letter by letter, using a rhythmic cadence to aid the student?s memorization. Then, it teaches the alphabet in phonetic order, classifying each letter by its sound. A Greek Alphabetarion helps the student step-by-step to master reading Greek before moving on to study Greek grammar. Suitable for all ages, child through adult, in homeschools, private schools, colleges, and seminaries.Pronunciation CD included.

Using and Enjoying Biblical Greek

Author: Rodney A. Whitacre
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 9781493404360
Release Date: 2015-11-24
Genre: Religion

Many who study biblical Greek despair of being able to use it routinely, but veteran instructor Rodney Whitacre says there is hope! By learning to read Greek slowly, students can become fluent one passage at a time and grasp the New Testament in its original language. Whitacre explains how to practice meditation on Scripture (lectio divina) in Greek, presenting a workable way to make Greek useful in life and ministry. Ideal for classroom use and for group or individual study, this book helps students advance their knowledge of Greek and equips them to read the original texts with fluency and depth.

New Testament Greek Primer

Author: Gerald L. Stevens
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
ISBN: 9780718892067
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Drawing from his long teaching experience, Gerald Stevens has successfully produced a comprehensive and clear Biblical Greek grammar for beginners and students of the New Testament. The book presents a practical format for learning, with full indexes and a number of illustrations. Exercises are included within the text, and the answer key is followed by indexes that include vocabulary, principal parts, paradigms and subjects. An appendix of English grammar helps the student link the two languages.

The Elements of New Testament Greek

Author: J. W. Wenham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521098424
Release Date: 1965
Genre: Religion

First published in 1965, The Elements of New Testament Greek has, over the years, established itself as the standard textbook for scholars and students of the Bible. The book is now reissued with a number of small revisions and additions, and a more substantial change concerning the recitation of the alphabet. Otherwise, the aim of this perennially popular book remains as before: to present the elements (and only the elements) of new Testament Greek as simply, clearly, and completely as possible, so that the student may be spared all unnecessary toil, and may make rapid progress in understanding the lingua franca of the Hellenistic world.

Greek for Everyone

Author: A. Chadwick Thornhill
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781493406531
Release Date: 2016-09-20
Genre: Religion

Who Says You Have to Attend Seminary to Learn Greek? Reading the New Testament in its original language is one of the most effective ways to gain a greater understanding of the message of the Bible. Even though Greek is important to preparation for preaching and teaching, many who are called to ministry will not be able to dedicate years of study to master the language. But a lack of mastery of Greek should not exclude us from gleaning important insight and inspiration from reading Scripture in its original language. Now pastors, Bible study instructors, Sunday school teachers, and serious lay students of the Bible can learn the basics of biblical Greek at their own pace. Greek for Everyone explains how the Greek language works and introduces the Greek alphabet, pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar, equipping readers to understand the original meaning of the New Testament. By focusing on the takeaways that most impact interpretation, this accessible book provides a working knowledge of biblical Greek for the study of Scripture.

Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar

Author: Zondervan,
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310521440
Release Date: 2015-05-05
Genre: Religion

First published in 1993, Basics of Biblical Greek is the most popular introduction to the field, used in universities and seminaries around the world. Over 200,000 students have learned biblical Greek under its guidance. This significant third edition has been carefully developed in consultation with instructors, students, self-learners, and homeschoolers. Users can now take advantage to the many improvements made at the book’s website, www.Teknia.com, where they will find—for free—an online course, walking students through every chapter; vocabulary flashcards; video and audio helps; Greek fonts; quizzes for each chapter; fun songs and games; and much, much more. Now in a larger size, with an attractive 2-color design, the third edition adds an element of fun, with encouragement, songs, and more, which appear in the margins. Chapter 35 has been split into two chapters, “half-time review” sections have been added to every chapter, and new exegesis sections are now included. These and other improvements serve to enhance the learning experience and will continue BBG’s legacy as the premier introduction to biblical Greek.

Hellenistic and Biblical Greek

Author: B. H. McLean
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107025585
Release Date: 2014-07-21
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This Hellenistic Greek reader is designed for students who have completed one or more years of Greek and wish to improve their reading ability and gain a better appreciation for the diversity of the language. The seventy passages in this reader reflect different styles, genres, provenances and purposes, and are arranged into eight parts according to their level of difficulty. Grammatical support and vocabulary lists accompany each passage, and a cumulative glossary offers further assistance with translation. Students are led to a deeper understanding of Hellenistic Greek, and a greater facility with the language. • Includes canonical and non-canonical Christian texts, Septuagint (prose and poetry), Jewish Pseudepigrapha, inscriptions, and Jewish and Hellenistic literary Greek • Includes a web component with more than thirty additional readings for classroom and independent use • Passages offer a glimpse into the everyday life of Hellenistic Greeks, with themes such as sexuality, slavery, magic, apocalypticism, and Hellenistic philosophy.

Basic Greek in 30 Minutes a Day

Author: James Found
Publisher: Bethany House Pub
ISBN: 0764203363
Release Date: 2006-12
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Basic Greek in 30 Minutes a Day is a workbook designed for people who don't have the time or opportunity to attend a biblical Greek-language college course but desire a working knowledge of the Greek language. It can also be a valuable asset as preparation for a Greek academic course. This easy-to-follow guide, created by James Found and Professor Bruce Olson, will teach you the Greek alphabet and have you pronouncing Greek words fluently in just a short time. You'll learn the basic outlines of Greek grammar as well as hundreds of New Testament words. The material is presented so simply that you'll begin reading Greek on the very first day! This self-taught course has proven successful for more than two decades. - Publisher.

Advances in the Study of Greek

Author: Constantine R. Campbell
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310524533
Release Date: 2015-07-28
Genre: Religion

Advances in the Study of Greek offers an introduction to issues of interest in the current world of Greek scholarship. Those within Greek scholarship will welcome this book as a tool that puts students, pastors, professors, and commentators firmly in touch with what is going on in Greek studies. Those outside Greek scholarship will warmly receive Advances in the Study of Greek as a resource to get themselves up to speed in Greek studies. Free of technical linguistic jargon, the scholarship contained within is highly accessible to outsiders. Advances in the Study of Greek provides an accessible introduction for students, pastors, professors, and commentators to understand the current issues of interest in this period of paradigm shift.

Bioethics

Author: Gilbert Meilaender
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802867704
Release Date: 2013-01-06
Genre: Medical

Christian vision -- Procreation versus reproduction -- Abortion -- Genetic advance -- Prenatal screening -- Suicide and euthanasia -- Refusing treatment -- Who decides? -- Gifts of the body: organ donation -- Gifts of the body: human experimentation -- Embryos: the smallest of research subjects -- Sickness and health.

New Testament Greek for Beginners

Author: John Gresham Machen
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 013184234X
Release Date: 2003-10-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This book is intended primarily for learners who are beginning the study of the Greek Testament either without any previous acquaintance with the Greek language or with an acquaintance so imperfect that a renewed course of elementary instruction is needed. This revision, over seventy-five years since the first edition was published, retains much of the character and organization of the first edition while accommodating readers today who lack an understanding of Latin and grammar necessary for fully comprehending the original edition. For an introduction to the Greek Testament.