N T Koine Greek

 For the Greek course we use this book:   

Beginning Greek: A Functional Approach

Stephen William Paine. Oxford University Press, 1961 - 325 pages. 


Employing an inductive approach to learning Greek, this popular book emphasizes reading substantial passages from original literature rather than memorizing rules and forms. Grammar and syntax are introduced as the reading progresses. Beginning Greek features:


* Explanatory notes accompanying each passage. 

* An appendix containing literal translations of the reading

* Presentation of grammar in large units rather than in fragments, giving students a unitary view

* A progression of passages, from the easier New Testament Greek to the more difficult Attic Greek



Resource Materials for Greek:


 

Jn 1:1-6   World English Bible  (source  https://www.biblegateway.com)

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him. Without him, nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness hasn’t overcome it. There came a man, sent from God, whose name was John. Jn 1:1-6 (WEB)


Jn 1: 1-6 Koine Greek (source http://www.greekbible.com/)

 1Ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ λόγος, καὶ ὁ λόγος ἦν πρὸς τὸν θεόν, καὶ θεὸς ἦν ὁ λόγος. 2οὗτος ἦν ἐν ἀρχῇ πρὸς τὸν θεόν. 3πάντα δι' αὐτοῦ ἐγένετο, καὶ χωρὶς αὐτοῦ ἐγένετο οὐδὲ ἕν. ὃ γέγονεν 4ἐν αὐτῷ ζωὴ ἦν, καὶ ἡ ζωὴ ἦν τὸ φῶς τῶν ἀνθρώπων: 5καὶ τὸ φῶς ἐν τῇ σκοτίᾳ φαίνει, καὶ ἡ σκοτία αὐτὸ οὐ κατέλαβεν. 6Ἐγένετο ἄνθρωπος ἀπεσταλμένος παρὰ θεοῦ, ὄνομα αὐτῷ Ἰωάννης: 


John 1:1-6 with Greek words spelled in English (source https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=jn+1+.+1-7&version=MOUNCE)



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Koine Greek

Some Tips on the Greek Alphabet

Greek Words spelled in English

Parsing - Meaning of words & How the words are used

Parsing - Meaning of words & How the words are used

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Parsing - Meaning of words & How the words are used

Parsing - Meaning of words & How the words are used

Parsing - Meaning of words & How the words are used

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