Going Deeper with New Testament Greek: A Brief Review

For the past few months I’ve been working through Kostenberger/Merkle/Plummer’s ”Going Deeper with New Testament Greek” (B&H Academic, Nashville: 2020). Although I did take Greek in college and in seminary, from time to time I like to get a new Greek grammar/syntax in order to keep learning the language. I’m about 60% finished with Going… Continue reading Going Deeper with New Testament Greek: A Brief Review

Septuaginta: Reader’s Edition

When studying the NT in depth, it's hard to miss the fact that many NT authors often cite or quote a Greek version of the Hebrew OT. For two examples of many, in 1 Cor. 10:7 Paul quotes a Greek version of Exodus 32.6 word for word. In Rom. 15:3 the apostle quotes a Greek… Continue reading Septuaginta: Reader’s Edition

A Helpful Resource for Learning Greek Vocab

Today there are tons of resources to help people learn biblical Greek. From apps to videos to flashcards, thankfully we have quite a few tools at our disposal for learning NT Greek. And people are different. Some learn vocabulary best with flashcards. Others learn well from an app. I'm a bit old school when it… Continue reading A Helpful Resource for Learning Greek Vocab

The Greek New Testament: Reader’s Edition (UBS5) – A Short Review

 I've had my Greek New Testament (UBS 4th Revised Edition) since 2004 when I was in seminary.  It's been my main NT Greek Bible ever since.  Although I had to tape the spine, it's held together pretty well. I typically try to keep the same Bibles as long as possible, but recently I purchased the… Continue reading The Greek New Testament: Reader’s Edition (UBS5) – A Short Review

A Practical & Concise Resource For Reviewing Greek Grammar (Merkle)

 If you 1) have a few semesters of Greek under your belt and 2) want a concise resource to review the basics of Greek grammar, here's a book to check out: Exegetical Gems from Biblical Greek by Benjamin Merkle.  It's not a standard shortened Greek grammar.  However, it does contain the basics of Greek grammar such as a… Continue reading A Practical & Concise Resource For Reviewing Greek Grammar (Merkle)