Category Archives: Greek

Surprised by Greek. Well not really.

In a previous post, I mentioned that I bought a copy of the  Learn to Read New-testament Greek, Work Book. It’s  different to another work book I have used in the past. Perhaps a lot of those differences can be explained by the … Continue reading

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It’s all Greek. Always double check your resources.

  I translated the following passage on Friday night while in the motel on my birthday adventure using the traditional method of pen, paper,  Greek New Testament and a grammar; having left the computer at home. I was really chuffed … Continue reading

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He made the Worlds.

Last week I decided to resume my Greek studies as college and other ministry commitments were finished for the year and I had the time to spare. Because I hadn’t read the book of Hebrews for a while, I decided … Continue reading

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Flash cards.

I found my Greek flash cards today. Well truth be told, my boys discovered them for me and I found them on their bedroom floor. I have another shelf to put up in the study, which will enable us to … Continue reading

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Unusual construct… it pays to double check.

I’m slowly gaining some confidence in understanding Greek and have been working through the book of Ephesians. Up till now I have been writing out a verse each day and working through the words that I recognise, without really trying … Continue reading

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τὸν λόγον τῆς ἀληθείας, τὸ εὐαγγέλιον τῆς σωτηρίας

Ephesians is one of my favourite NT books and as part of my devotional and private studies I have been working through the Greek of Ephesians. (I am glad to report that its slowly coming together ) I was struck … Continue reading

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Love / Hate relationship with Greek.

I have this love / hate relationship with Greek. I feel continually drawn back to it, struggling to memorise its various formats. I have mentioned before, how some years ago I suffered some amnesia through viral encephalitis, which wiped out a lot … Continue reading

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Are you learning Greek or Hebrew?

Thanks to Dave Black for pointing this new resource out. While there is some debate about the correct way to pronounce Biblical languages, all scholars agree that being able to speak and hear the language helps the student to learn the language … Continue reading

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A Hacks Attempt to Learn Greek

I have set up another blog. And called it, A Hacks Attempt to Learn Greek. It’s purpose is to help me understand and learn the Greek Language and in doing so become a better writer. Mounce makes the suggestion in … Continue reading

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