Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics

An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament
Author: Daniel B. Wallace
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780310218951
Category: Reference
Page: 827
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Depth, accuracy, relevancy and up-to-date presentation make this intermediate Greek grammar the finest available. Written by a world-class authority on textual criticism, it links grammar and exegesis to provide today's second-year Greek student with solid exegetical and linguistic foundations.

Idioms of the Greek New Testament


Author: Stanley E. Porter
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781850753797
Category: Religion
Page: 339
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The Greek grammar, newly revised and reset for the second edition, which is also available in paperback, can be used as an instructive handbook, as an intermediate level textbook and as a basic reference work to New Testament Greek. The major topics of Greek grammar are treated in a useful pedagodical sequence. Among the innovative treatments are those on tense and aspect, Mood and Attitude, conditional clauses, word order and clause structure, and discourse analysis. The grammar takes account both of the traditional categories of Greek grammar and of recent discussions on structural linguistics.

A Grammatical Analysis of the Greek New Testament


Author: Max Zerwick,Mary Grosvenor
Publisher: Gregorian Biblical BookShop
ISBN: 9788876535888
Category: Bibles
Page: 793
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A carefully made translation and adaptation into English of Zerwick's Analysis philologica Novi Testamenti graeci, a classic that analyzed the Greek text of the New Testament word by word, giving a philological explanation of all forms likely to cause difficulty for the beginner.

Prepositions and Theology in the Greek New Testament

An Essential Reference Resource for Exegesis
Author: Murray Harris
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310531055
Category: Religion
Page: 304
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Prepositions are important in the exegesis of the Greek New Testament, but they are at the same time very slippery words because they can have so many nuances. While Prepositions and Theology in the Greek New Testament rejects the idea of a “theology of the prepositions,” it is a study of the numerous places in the Greek New Testament where prepositions contribute to the theological meaning of the text. Offered in the hope that it might encourage close study of the Greek text of the New Testament, its many features include the following: Coverage of all 17 “proper” and 42 “improper” prepositions Explores both literary and broader theological contexts Greek font—not transliteration—used throughout Comprehensive indexes to hundreds of verses, subjects, and Greek words Discussion of key repeated phrases that use a particular preposition

The Greek Verb Revisited

A Fresh Approach for Biblical Exegesis
Author: Steven E. Runge,Christopher J. Fresch
Publisher: Lexham Press
ISBN: 1577996372
Category: Religion
Page: 688
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For the past 25 years, debate regarding the nature of tense and aspect in the Koine Greek verb has held New Testament studies at an impasse. The Greek Verb Revisited examines recent developments from the field of linguistics, which may dramatically shift the direction of this discussion. Readers will find an accessible introduction to the foundational issues, and more importantly, they will discover a way forward through the debate. Originally presented during a conference on the Greek verb supported by and held at Tyndale House and sponsored by the Faculty of Divinity of Cambridge University, the papers included in this collection represent the culmination of scholarly collaboration. The outcome is a practical and accessible overview of the Greek verb that moves beyond the current impasse by taking into account the latest scholarship from the fields of linguistics, Classics, and New Testament studies.

Discourse Grammar of the Greek New Testament

A Practical Introduction for Teaching and Exegesis
Author: Steven E. Runge
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers
ISBN: 1598565834
Category: Religion
Page: 404
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This work fills a significant need for a well-researched yet readable guide to discourse analysis. Using cross-linguistic principles and providing copious examples from both narratives and episles, Runge takes the reader from linguistic theory to practical exegetical application. Introducing a function-based approach to linguistics, Runge explores New Testament Greek grammatical conventions by focusing on the communication tasks they accomplish. His study of the ways in which words are used in texts and contexts has less to do with the specifics of speech and more to do with how humans are wired to process it. Therefore, Runge looks at how all languages operate before focusing on Greek. This examination of linguistics in general simplifies the analyticalprocess, and explains how and why we communicate as we do. Readers will learn that discourse analysis necessarily complements today's formal approaches to linguistics, as they are simultaneously led to a more accurate description of the biblical text.

Biblical Exegesis, Third Edition

A Beginner's Handbook
Author: John H. Hayes,Carl R. Holladay
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 1611640652
Category: Religion
Page: 236
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John Hayes and Carl Holladay have thoroughly revised and expanded this best-selling textbook, adding new chapters on emerging methods of interpretation and the use of computer technology for exegesis. All bibliographies have been updated, and Scripture has been converted to the NRSV. This new edition retains the features of the early editions: a minimum of technical terms, solid introductory guidelines in exegetical methods, and a valuable presentation of exegetical theory and practice. It is ideal for general introductory exegesis courses, introductions to the Old and New Testaments, and introduction to preaching, as well as for pastors and lay leaders.

Self-designations and Group Identity in the New Testament


Author: Paul Trebilco
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139505114
Category: Religion
Page: N.A
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What terms would early Christians have used to address one another? In the first book-length study on this topic, Paul Trebilco investigates the origin, use and function of seven key self-designations: 'brothers and sisters', 'believers', 'saints', 'the assembly', 'disciples', 'the Way', and 'Christian'. In doing so, he discovers what they reveal about the identity, self-understanding and character of the early Christian movement. This study sheds light on the theology of particular New Testament authors and on the relationship of early Christian authors and communities to the Old Testament and to the wider context of the Greco-Roman world. Trebilco's writing is informed by other work in the area of sociolinguistics on the development of self-designations and labels and provides a fascinating insight into this often neglected topic.

Lex Talionis in Early Judaism and the Exhortation of Jesus in Matthew 5.38-42


Author: James Davis
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0567362116
Category: Religion
Page: 210
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In Matthew 5:38-42, Jesus overrides the Old Testament teaching of 'an eye for eye and a tooth for a tooth' - the Lex Talionis law - and commands his disciples to turn the other cheek. James Davis asks how Jesus' teaching in this instance relates to the Old Testament talionic commands, how it relates to New Testament era Judaism and what Jesus required from his disciples and the church. Based on the Old Testament texts such as Leviticus 24, Exodus 22 and Deuteronomy 19, a strong case can be made that the Lex Talionis law was understood to have a literal application there are several texts that text of Leviticus 24 provides the strongest case that a literal and judicial application. However, by the second century AD and later, Jewish rabbinic leadership was essentially unified that the OT did not require a literal talion, but that financial penalties could be substituted in court matters. Yet there is evidence from Philo, Rabbi Eliezer and Josephus that in the first century AD the application of literal talion in judicial matters was a major and viable Jewish viewpoint at the time of Jesus. Jesus instruction represents a different perspective from the OT lex talionis texts and also, possibly, from the Judaism of his time. Jesus commands the general principle of not retaliation against the evil person and intended this teaching to be concretely applied, as borne out in his own life. JSNTS

Paul's Letter to the Romans and Roman Imperialism

An Ideological Analysis of the Exordium (Romans 1:1-17)
Author: Ian E. Rock
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1608999645
Category: Religion
Page: 392
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This book seeks to demonstrate that the Letter to the Romans may be seen as an attempt by a subordinate group to redress actual and potential issues of confrontation with the Empire, and to offer hope, even in the crisis of facing death. Paul demonstrates that it is God's peace and not Rome's peace that is important; that loyalty to the exalted Jesus as Lord and to the kingdom of God--not Jupiter and Rome--leads to salvation; that grace flows from Jesus as Christ and Lord and not from the benefactions of the Emperor. If the resurrection of Jesus--the crucified criminal of the Roman Empire--demonstrates God's power over the universe and death, the very instrument of Roman control, then the Christ-believer is encouraged to face suffering and death in the hope of salvation through this power. Paul's theology emerges from and is inextricably bound to the politics of his day, the Scriptures of his people, and to the critical fact that the God who is one and Lord of all is still in charge of the world.

This Present Triumph

An Investigation into the Significance of the Promise of a New Exodus of Israel in the Letter to the Ephesians
Author: Richard M. Cozart
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1620322404
Category: Religion
Page: 344
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"The author of Ephesians shows an interest in the Isaianic new exodus (INE) in facilitating his focus on the present triumph of the people of God. The recipients required both insight and confidence, especially in regard to the certainty of their salvation, its mysterious nature, Jewish-Gentile relations, and their former manner of life. In the face of these challenges the author maintains that victory is secured through God's choice of them and the working of his redemptive program--which inevitably leads to triumphal blessings. As with the exodus-era Hebrews, the readers participate in paschal redemption, now embodied in Christ, along with his resurrection and ascension as the triumphant new exodus warrior over principalities and powers. In addition, and as predicted by OT writers, Gentile proselytes share the blessings of the new exodus, but now on equal footing and access as Jewish Christians--creating a new eschatological temple. Triumphant Christ distributes gifts, facilitates Spirit-endowed living, and enables Christian warfare that mirrors Yahweh and his servant. The recipients of the epistle appear to be called to view INE triumph as above, below, now and not yet, while not discarding current applications on earth. "

The Basics of New Testament Syntax

An Intermediate Greek Grammar
Author: Daniel B. Wallace
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310321573
Category: Religion
Page: 336
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The Basics of New Testament Syntax provides concise, up-to-date guidance for intermediate Greek students to do accurate exegesis of biblical texts. Abridged from Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament, the popular exegetical Greek grammar for studies in Greek by Daniel B. Wallace, The Basics of New Testament Syntax offers a practical grammar for second-year students.The strengths of this abridgment will become quickly apparent to the user:• It shows the relevance of syntax for exegesis and is thoroughly cross-referenced to Exegetical Syntax.• It includes an exceptional number of categories useful for intermediate Greek studies.• It is easy to use. Each semantic category is discussed, and a definition and key to identification are provided.• Scores of charts and tables are included to enable the intermediate student to grasp the material quickly.

Basics of Verbal Aspect in Biblical Greek


Author: Constantine R. Campbell
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310590507
Category: Religion
Page: 160
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Verbal aspect in the Greek language has been a topic of significant debate in recent scholarship. The majority of scholars now believe that an understanding of verbal aspect is even more important than verb tense (past, present, etc.). Until now, however, there have been no accessible textbooks, both in terms of level and price (most titles on the topic retail for more than $100). In this book, Constantine Campbell investigates the function of verbal aspect within the New Testament Greek narrative. He has done a marvelous job in this book of simplifying the concept without getting caught up using terms of linguistics that no one except those schooled in that field can understand. The book includes exercises, an answer key, glossary of key concepts, an appendix covering space and time, and an index to Scripture cited. Professors and students, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, will use this is as a supplemental text in both beginning and advanced Greek courses. Pastors that study the Greek text will also appreciate this resource as a supplement to their preaching and teaching.

Complete Vocabulary Guide to the Greek New Testament


Author: Warren C. Trenchard
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310226956
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 340
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This volume is the best book available for building New Testament Greek vocabulary with new improvements to make it even better!

A Greek Grammar of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature


Author: Friedrich Blass,Albert Debrunner,Robert Walter Funk
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226271101
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 325
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It was my intention that the book should retain the character indicated by the title without growing into a Hellenistic grammar, or into an exhaustive handbook, but should remain a practical tool in which theologians, philologians and linguists, pastors and scholars, and students can find, not everything, but as much usable data, analysis and interpretation, and as many bibliographical leads as possible. - Preface to the fourth edition.

Galatians


Author: Samuel Ngewa
Publisher: Hippo Books
ISBN: 0310426200
Category: Religion
Page: 208
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Galatians, the second of the Hippo/Africa Bible Commentary Series preaching commentaries written by Samuel Ngewa, is both a teaching resource for theological colleges and Bible schools all over the country as well as a book suited to lay readers who are looking for ways to preach and apply the Scriptures all over the world.This commentary is divided into preaching units that contain detailed exposition of the passages. It also features contemporary applications that the churched and the unchurched alike can apply today. Each unit is not intended to be preached as a sermon; rather, it provides material church leaders can draw from for sermon preparation. Each unit is then followed by two or three questions that are ideal for a small group or personal study for you as a church leader or a lay reader. Academic issues relating to the Greek text, disputes about interpretation, and other issues of academic importance are clarified in the extensive end notes within this one-of-a-kind commentary and trustworthy teaching and scriptural resource.

The Analytical Lexicon to the Greek New Testament


Author: William D. Mounce
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310542100
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 542
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This is an all-new analytical Greek lexicon, based on the critical Greek text (UBS3), with Goodrick / Kohlenberger numbers and new grammatical paradigms.

Linguistics for Students of New Testament Greek

A Survey of Basic Concepts and Applications
Author: David Alan Black
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 9780801020162
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 236
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Introduces Greek students to the field of linguistics and shows how its findings can increase their understanding of the New Testament.

The Morphology of Biblical Greek

A Companion to the Basics of Biblical Greek and Analytical Lexicon to the Greek New Testament
Author: William D. Mounce
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: N.A
Category: Religion
Page: 362
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The purpose behind this book is to show that Greek is very regular in the way it forms words--if you know the rules. It explains why Greek words do what they do, in a way that second-year Greek students can understand. Can be used with the author's Analytical Lexicon to the Greek New Testament.