Greek for the Rest of Us: Mastering Bible Study Without Mastering Biblical Languages

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Zondervan, 2003 - 289 pages
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.

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You don't have to be a Greek student to understand biblical Greek. If you'd love to learn Greek so you can study your Bible better, but you can't spare two years for college or seminary courses, then ... Read full review

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Have you ever wanted to learn Greek? A good number of Bible students and faithful church attenders have given a yes to this question. But these same people are often perplexed as to how they can ... Read full review


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The Building Blocks of Language
How Do We Modify Ideas?
How Do We Describe Action?
Two Past Tenses Imperfect and Aorist
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