A gentleman that I follow on Twitter by the name of Adam Couturier introduced me to a free PDF version of two upcoming introductory Hebrew textbooks by John A. Cook and Robert D. Holmstedt. The first, called Biblical Hebrew: A Student Grammar, takes a more traditional approach, but incorporates many Second Language Acquisition (SLA) principles, especially [...]
Rod Decker, who blogs at NT Resources, has posted a preliminary review of a new first-year Greek texbook by Bradley H. McLean. The title of the textbook is New Testament Greek: An Introduction and was released earlier this month by Cambridge University Press and you can purchase it on Amazon for about 30 bucks. I [...]
Today’s Greek λόγος τῆς ἡμέρης is ἀκαταστατέω – which according to BDAG means ‘to be mentally or behaviorally erratic, be unsettled / vacillating.’ A great example in context is Tobit 1:15, which reads: Καὶ ὅτε ἀπέθανεν Ενεμεσσαρος, ἐβασίλευσεν Σενναχηριμ ὁ υἱὸς αὐτοῦ ἀντʼ αὐτοῦ, καὶ αἱ ὁδοὶ αὐτοῦ ἠκαταστάτησαν, καὶ οὐκέτι ἠδυνάσθην πορευθῆναι εἰς τὴν [...]
Recently on B-Greek a new member asked if anyone could provide a simple overview of the Verbal Aspect debates that have been going on for the last couple of decades in the Biblical Greek scholarship community. No one could, of course. There were some great comments, though, and I wanted to share what I found [...]
It’s been a while since I posted new content here at Greeking Out, but I’ve been hard at work developing additional tools for the Greek Resources page (click ‘resources’ in the main navigation menu for access from anywhere in the site.) Among the new stuff you’ll find 3 new Greek Reading Aids – Philippians, Susanna [...]
I recently acquired the full Perseus Classics collection for my Logos digital library, and have since been paralyzed by the sheer number of Greek texts now at my disposal. Last week I posted a plea for help from our readers to decide what Greek text or author I should focus on next. After the overwhelming [...]
This is a guest post by Dr. Joe Miller, adjunct professor and church planter. Review In my first post, I outlined both the Goal and Purpose of Bible translation. In part 2, I shared my first two translation keys. In this 3rd and final post, I will give the last key translation feature. Key [...]
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- Robinson’s Case for Byzantine Priority February 22, 2011
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- New Hebrew textbook a great example for future Greek works December 16, 2011
- Rod Decker reviews new Greek textbook by McLean November 18, 2011
- Greek word of the day: ἀκαταστατέω November 10, 2011
- Exegesis is no substitute for Greek reading comprehension November 10, 2011
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