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Are you learning Koine Greek, the Greek of the New Testament and most other post-classical Greek texts? Whatever your level, use this forum to discuss all things Koine, Biblical or otherwise, including grammar, textbook talk, difficult passages, and more.



How do I write with a greek font ? Sorry for the bother if this has already been covered zillions of times

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Ave Maria

Hello everyone :)

In another site someone has asked for a translation of the Spanish translation of "ave Maria". While I may never do it (he hasn't given any more information and I can only assume he doesn't want a translation into modern Greek ) it got me thinking. You see the Greek "version" does not include the last part as far as I know. I'm talking ...
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Matt. 5:25

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audio CD for BBG

I'm not sure if I can ask this on this forum. If I cannot, I appologize ahead of time.

Does anybody have the full audio lectures for Basis of Biblical Greek by Mounce that they would be willing to sell? I really want the lectures but I don't wanna shell out 90 bucks for it. Thanks.
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GEN 37:15 in LXX

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LUKE 11:17b ?

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The KJV says the darndest things

Matthew 24:32 and Mark 13:28 are virtually identical in Greek. Here is what the KJV does with them:
Matthew 24:32 wrote:Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh:

Mark 13:28 wrote:Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When her branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is near:

My guess is that the translator of ...
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I'm green on the greek and I'm working alone. With that said, while I'm translating I keep running across prepositions that I KEEP forgetting which form goes with what. Did this prep go with the gen or the acc? I've tried to make a chart to keep all the gen words seperate ie απο and εκ from the acc words like εις and συν etc. I was just wondering if you guys have any ...
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Greek Etymology

I am just starting learing Koine Greek. Currently on chapter 10 of BBG, so I got a long way to go. Anyway, I have a question about etymology....I think. Let me make give this example and then my question will be clear I hope.
In Romans 1:16 the NIV states

I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God….

In the TEV it states

I have complete confidence in the ...
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