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Are you learning New Testament Greek with Mounce's Basics of Biblical Greek? Here's where you can meet other learners using this textbook. Use this board to ask questions and post your work for feedback. Use this forum too to discuss all things Koine, LXX & New Testament Greek including grammar, syntax, textbook talk and more.

Translation, translation ! (Lamentations 5:13)

The author laments about humiliated Jerusalem, listing various facts. In 5:13, the New American Standard Bible reads :

"Young men worked at the grinding mill, And youths stumbled under loads of wood."

The meaning is perfectly clear, the sentence referring to some kind of hard labour.

Yet the Latin Vulgate says something completely different (at least in the first part of the verse) :

Adolescentibus impudice abusi sunt, et pueri in ligno corruerunt. "They shamelessly ...
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Flash Card Tools for NT Greek

Here's a good tool for NT Greek study. This entire file can be saved and kept on a local drive.

http://www.christian-software.com/grkheb/grklores.php

This comes from the "Greek Tutor" software which was produced by parsons technology. This is the underlying software for Ted Hildebrandts system.

http://www.discountchristian.com/grkhebtutor.html

Geoff
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Translation Theory

There are a number of translation theories and one way is not neccessarily right when contexts are considered. When producing a translation for broad use and study many people believe that there is essentially one theory which is acceptable (incidentally I believe that formal equivanlence is THE translation theory 8) ).

This does not take into account all the different uses of translation. Translation can be a ...
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Start your engines: Mounce A Group schedule

http://www.textkit.com/groups/mounce/session-a.php

Look at that link for more information.

I'm sorry for being so quiet. My net access could be shy for a bit longer

Let the questions begin. I'll post this to the list too, but I thought I'd put one here first.

Geoff
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Nestle UBS correspond

I'm trying to examine textual differences from the 23rd and 26th editions. These are the respective texts underlying the NASB and the NASB95. I have a 26th edition and don't have the 23rd. I do however have a UBS second edition and a Nestle 16th. Does the UBS second edition corrrespond to any particular Nestle text the way the UBS 4 and the Nestle 27th correspond?

Is there an online copy of the 23rd edition? ...
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BBG

I have the BBG text book and workbook...but my text book isn't the newest edition. Will that matter for the study group? I know sometimes they make updates with newer editions and I purchased mine in 2002.

Tracy
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die Quelle

I've been reading about the Q hypothesis (that matthew and luke use matthew and a common source Q for their gospels). I'd be interested to know what the textkiters think of this? Is it likely/specualation/hard to tell?
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Time to sign up for the Mounce-a group

The thread dealing with the Basics of Biblical Greek study group was basically a poll to gauge interest.
Now it is time to sign up.
William Annis, the groups co-ordinator, has prepared an information page that you can use to sign up:
http://textkit.com/mailman/listinfo/mou ... extkit.com
Because there was considerable interest, some may have to sit on the backbenches as lurkers.
When someone drops out, one will be hauled from ...
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Has Jonah been swallowed by the whale again?

:?: :?: :?:

Some time ago I posted a question on the Septuagint version of the book of Jonah. On the 16 August 2005 I received a notification that somebody had posted a reply, but I can't find the reply anywhere. I tried clicking on the link in the notification but ...
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Erasmian, Ecclesiastical?

Greetings all,
This is my first post here. I took two years of Koine Greek and learned I am not satisfied with "erasmian" pronunciation. Can someone please help me learn the Ecclesiatical pronunciation? I.E. The pronunciation the Eastern Orthodox Churches use.
Thanks!
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