Category Archives: NT Greek

QOTD: Chrysostom

“Τοῦτο γὰρ ἐπαίδευσεν αὐτὸν ἡ ἐλεημοσύνη· οὐκέτι ἐπιθυμεῖ  τῶν τοῦ πλησίον·  πῶς γὰρ, ὁ τὰ αὐτοῦ ἀποκτώμενος, καὶ διδούς; οὐκέτι βασκαίνει τῷ πλουτοῦντι· πῶς γὰρ, ὁ βουλόμενος γενέσθαι πένης;” For almsgiving teaches this: the one who gives no longer desires his neighbor’s … Continue reading

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Free: Linguistics for Students of New Testament Greek

Today I will be giving away a free copy of David Alan Blacks’ Linguistics for Students of New Testament Greek. If you are a student of New Testament Greek, this resource is a must have. I know that it has been … Continue reading

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Learning Biblical Greek

As a part of my job as Dr. Black’s Research Assistant, I am occasionally asked to respond to emails inquiring about Greek resources and advice on how to further one’s development in the language. Here is a portion of the … Continue reading

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Greenlee’s The Text of the New Testament: A Brief Review

So you want to learn about the field of New Testament textual criticism, but the task seems daunting. The vast number of manuscripts, the task of reconstructing the Word of God, and the subjective decisions that must be made on … Continue reading

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Trenchard’s “The Complete Vocabulary Guide to the Greek New Testament”

Warren C. Trenchard, English Grammar to Ace New Testament Greek (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1998); 352 pages, $13.98. Building upon Bruce Metzger’s Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek, Warren Trenchard provides his readers with a comprehensive guide to the vocabulary of … Continue reading

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English Grammar to Ace New Testament Greek

Samuel Lamerson, English Grammar to Ace New Testament Greek (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2004); 110 pages, $8.99. Ignorance of English grammar is one of the greatest stumbling blocks for students of New Testament Greek. Those who overcome often leave Greek Grammar claiming to … Continue reading

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The A. T. Robertson “Prayer”

There is a not so accurate Vietnam war movie, which I watched in my youth, that has a rather memorable scene in it. The new recruits are in the middle of basic training. They have been given their rifles. Their … Continue reading

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