Monthly Archives: July 2013

Future of ἐσθίω

Ἐσθίω, “to eat,” is one of those words you learn early on in your Greek studies. It is one of those words that opens the eyes of the naïve Greek student. Ἐσθίω becomes φάγομαι in the future tense. You kind … Continue reading

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Accordance 10.2 and New LXX Releases

I realize that I am a bit behind with this post. As a matter of fact, the sale has come and gone on some of these products (they are still available at regular price). I would have posted earlier, but … Continue reading

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Vocab Pro Vocabulary

Check out the new “Vocabulary” page on this blog. I have developed vocabulary for Van Pelt’s Aramaic, Mitchell’s Hebrew/Aramaic Frequency List, Black’s Learn to Read New Testament Greek, Metzger’s Lexical Aids, an LXX frequency list, and a vocabulary list based on all the … Continue reading

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The Literary Complexity of Jonah 1:4c

Yesterday, in my studies, I was struck by the level of complexity present in Jonah 1:4c. The clause reads וְהָ֣אֳנִיָּ֔ה חִשְּׁבָ֖ה לְהִשָּׁבֵֽר, “And the ship considered/thought about breaking apart.” Commentators seemingly across the board make the following claims about this three … Continue reading

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What Do Sailhamer and Theophilus Have in Common?

John Sailhamer is a familiar name around the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary campus. Even after he left for Golden Gate Seminary ~7 years ago, his thought left an indelible imprint on the student body. That is not to say that all … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Theophilus on the Nature of God

You will say, then, to me, “Do you, who see God, explain to me the appearance of God.” Hear, O man. The appearance of God is ineffable and indescribable, and cannot be seen by eyes of flesh. For in glory … Continue reading

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