Category Archives: Greek

The Modern Minister and the Biblical Languages

Earlier today I read a great post over at biblioskolex entitled Review: The Minister and His Greek New Testament. The post, as it suggests, is a review of A. T. Robertson’s The Minister and His Greek New Testament, a collection of … Continue reading

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Semantic Anachronism: An Example from Acts 7:58

Most of you are likely familiar with Carson’s work Exegetical Fallacies. If you are not, then please become acquainted with it. Within Exegetical Fallacies, Carson talks about the fallacy of “semantic anachronism.” Carson writes: This fallacy occurs when a late use of … Continue reading

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In the Mail: New Addition to My Library

The newest addition to my library soon to arrive in the mail is ΑΡΕΙΟΣ ΠΟΤΗΡ καὶ ἡ τοῦ φιλοσ῀οφου λίθος (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone). I needed a bit of fun and relaxing reading material. You can get it … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Catenae Graecorum 06

ἸΩΆΝΝΟΥ ΧΡΥΣΟΣΤΌΜΟΥ. Βαβαὶ, ὅσον τὸ ἐγκώμιον, οἱ μαθηταὶ ἐξαίφνης ἐγένοντο διδάσκαλοι· οὐκ ἤκουσαν μόνον τῶν λόγων, καὶ πρὸς αὐτὴν ἄφθασαν τὴν κορυφὴν τῷ Παύλῳ, ἀλλ᾽ οὐδὲν τοῦτο ἐστιν· ὅρα γὰρ, πῶς αὐτοὺς ἐνάγει λέγων, “καὶ τοῦ Κυρίου δεξάμενοι τὸν λόγον, … Continue reading

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Humorous Parsing Error

While translating and editing through the Apostolic Fathers General Reader for 1 Clement, I noticed something odd for 1 Clement 56:7. The context for the passage is the fact that God disciplines and instructs those he loves, and then binds … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Catenae Graecorum 05

ΣΕΥΗΡΙΑΝΟΥ. Καὶ ἡ μὲν πίστις ἐγείρει πρὸς καμάτους, ἡ δὲ ἀγάπη ἐπιμένειν ποιεῖ τοῖς πόνοις. “ἔμπροσθεν τοῦ Θεοῦ καὶ Πατρὸς ἡμῶν,” ἵνα εἴπῃ ὅτι ἀρέσκοντες τῷ Θεῷ ταῦτα ποιεῖτε, ὥστε φανῆναι Θεοῦ ἀρέσκειαν τὴν ἐπὶ τὸν Χριστὸν πίστιν καὶ τὴν … Continue reading

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QOTD: 1 Clement on Salvation

πάντες οὖν ἐδοξάσθησαν καὶ ἐμεγαλύνθησαν οὐ δι᾿ αὐτῶν ἢ τῶν ἔργων αὐτῶν ἢ τῆς δικαιοπραγίας ἧς κατειργάσαντο, ἀλλὰ διὰ τοῦ θελήματος αὐτοῦ.  καὶ ἡμεῖς οὖν, διὰ θελήματος αὐτοῦ ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ κληθέντες, οὐ δι᾿ ἑαυτῶν δικαιούμεθα οὐδὲ διὰ τῆς ἡμετέρας … Continue reading

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