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 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.

New Testament Greek Intermediate

Author: Gerald L. Stevens
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 9781556355806
Release Date: 2008-07-28
Genre: Religion

New Testament Greek Intermediate is the companion volume to New Testament Greek Primer. The Intermediate text reviews grammar, expands vocabulary, and exposes the student to more New Testament context. Grammar review intends to consolidate gains from the Primer, but deepens the discussion, adds more illustrative paradigms, and includes more syntax. Vocabulary acquisition expands the Primer's frequency base of 50 or more times down to a frequency of 15 or more times, including second aorist forms. This vocabulary acquisition is divided by frequency into seven vocabulary lists ready for seven vocabulary exams. The exercises have longer passages both to increase the student's translation stamina and to bring more contextualization to bear on the act of translation. In addition, the text includes informative illustrations and graphics, beautiful layout, full indexes, a glossary, charts, paradigms, and principal parts for even more usability. By the end of this text, the student is thoroughly prepared for Greek exegesis and advanced courses on Greek syntax.

Prima Scriptura

Author: N. Clayton Croy
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 9781441214447
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Genre: Religion

In this volume an expert teacher of the Bible provides an introduction to New Testament exegesis that will appeal to students across the spectrum. Clayton Croy begins with the preparation of the interpreter, proceeds to analysis of the text, and concludes with appropriation of the message of Scripture in the context of modern faith communities. He combines a step-by-step plan for historical exegesis with substantive discussion of broader hermeneutical issues. The book interacts with recent scholarship and is academically rigorous but is written in an engaging style, incorporating anecdotes, humor, scriptural illustrations, and examples of the practical payoff of disciplined interpretation. Each chapter includes discussion questions and suggestions for further reading.

A Beginner s New Testament Greek Grammar

Author: Sakae Kubo
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0819107611
Release Date: 1979
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A college level text written to complement the author's widely used Readers Greek/English Lexicon of the New Testament. Readings are graduated and are provided every few chapters to confirm vocabulary and grammar development. Vocabulary is arranged according to frequency, while emphasis is placed on recognition of individual forms rather than on entire paradigms.

A Greek Alphabetarion

Author: Harvey Bluedorn
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.

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.

A New Testament Greek Primer

Author: S. M. Baugh
Publisher: P & R Publishing
ISBN: 1596381620
Release Date: 2009-05-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

ThisGreek grammar utilizes modern linguistic principles for equipping students to understand the Greek New Testament. This new edition also includes: a clear distinction between essentials and nonessentials; concentration on mastering specific "sub-skills"; memorization aids, such as vocabulary grouping; creative exercises drawn directly from the New Testament; focus on forms that occur often in the New Testament. --from publisher description

Greek for the Rest of Us

Author: William D. Mounce
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310234859
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Religion

Learn how to intelligently use commentaries and reference works that will produce more beneficial Bible study with minimal knowledge of New Testament Greek.This course in New Testament Greek—called in more popular terms Baby Greek—is designed to teach Greek on a simplified level. The goal is not to teach readers how to translate passages of the New Testament, but how to use biblical tools and reference works that will produce more satisfying results with a basic knowledge of New Testament Greek. With the aid of the included CD-ROM, students learn the Greek alphabet and how to read Greek words; they learn different uses of the 5 cases of nouns and the 6 tenses, 6 moods, and 3 voices of verbs. The CD-ROM presents the author’s class lectures in audio and combines them with text and overheads. An appendix introduces biblical Hebrew.• Learn the Greek alphabet and how to pronounce Greek words • Recognize the nuances in the cases of nouns and voices, tenses, and moods of verbs • Use commentaries and reference works more intelligently • Side bars throughout the book include pictures of Greek manuscripts modern day billboards from Greece providing lay people added visual interest.

A Workbook for New Testament Greek

Author: Marvin R. Wilson
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers
ISBN: 9781565633407
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Religion

An excellent study tool for first-year students of New Testament Greek! Focusing on 1 John, this well-designed workbook gives students the opportunity to study an entire short work rather than selected sections of longer books. Each chapter features vocabulary; exercises focusing on grammar, syntax, and word studies; and questions for further study that provide a comprehensive understanding of theological exegesis and syntactical analysis.

Using and Enjoying Biblical Greek

Author: Rodney A. Whitacre
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 0801049946
Release Date: 2015-12-01
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.

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.

Fundamentals of New Testament Greek

Author: Stanley E. Porter
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802828262
Release Date: 2010-09-03
Genre: Religion

This extremely useful volume is a comprehensive introduction to the grammar and vocabulary of the Greek of the New Testament, with extensive paradigms, examples, and explanations. / Porter, Reed, and O Donnell s Fundamentals of New Testament Greek makes use of pedagogically sound and linguistically informed language-instruction techniques to provide the most effective textbook possible. The book introduces the individual elements of the Greek language according to their frequency of use in the New Testament so as to reinforce in students the elements that they will most often encounter. Every grammatical element is explained in sufficient detail including illustrative examples and is accompanied by useful information to describe its composition and analysis. The authors also include complete paradigms with plenty of examples, and significant vocabulary is introduced throughout the course of the volume. / Students who complete this text can engage in serious reading, translation, and understanding of the Greek New Testament, moving directly into Greek exegesis courses and more advanced Greek-language courses. Fundamentals of New Testament Greek: First Year will prove invaluable for gaining a thorough foundational understanding of New Testament Greek. It is bound to be a standard text for years to come.

Learn to Read New Testament Greek

Author: David Alan Black
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780805444933
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Foreign Language Study

An enduring academic favorite now updated for the first time in fifteen years, this user-friendly introduction to New Testament Greek keeps discussion of grammar as non-technical as possible. Author David Alan Black provides tools and exercises for bringing the student to the experience of reading from the Greek New Testament after just seventeen lessons. Among the revisions to this third edition are updated discussions and scholarship, further back matter vocabulary references, and additional appendices. Now in its third edition, Learn to Read New Testament Greek is revised for the first time in fifteen years to include updated scholarship and additional reference notes.