Answers to Learn or Review New Testament Greek for Beginners by J. Gresham Machen. NEW TESTAMENT GREEK. FOR BEGINNERS. B Y. J. GRESHAM MACHEN, D.D., L it t.D. Professor of New Testament in Westminster. Theological Seminary . New Testament Greek for Beginners has ratings and 15 reviews. Ron said: Excellent resource. I don’t recommend trying to teach yourself Greek–or any.
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Buy yourself a copy today and learn the beauty of reading God’s word in the original language. My only complaint is that there’s at least in this edition no answer key to facilitate self-learning. My grandfather recommended this to me before he passed.
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J. Gresham Machen “New Testament Greek for Beginners” 2nd ed – B-Greek: The Biblical Greek Forum
The book is an instruction book, and not a descriptive grammar. G0thamite rated it it was amazing Feb 11, Published October 11th by Pearson first published See testaent Amazon page testment http: This revision, over seventy-five years since the first edition was published, retains much of the character and or This book is intended primarily for learners who are beginning the study of the Greek Testament either without any previous acquaintance with the Greek language or with an acquaintance so imperfect that a renewed course of elementary instruction is needed.
This book caused many hours of both pain and passion when I was using it as a textbook for a Beginning new Testament Greek class in seminary. Refresh and try again. Michael rated it it was bevinners Oct 26, Oct 03, Rebecca rated it really liked it Shelves: New Testament Greek for Beginners by J. Chase rated it it was amazing Oct 31, Open Preview See a Problem? I cut my teeth on Machen’s greek text 25 years ago.
A Biography 2 Volume Set by P. The effort is made here to enter upon these explanations which the fifteen years’ experience of the author in teaching New Testament Greek has shown to be essential Roman Catholicism, the Jesuits, Islam, etc.
This revision, over seventy-five years since the first edition was published, retains much of the character and organization of the first edition while accommodating readers today who lack an understanding of Latin cor grammar necessary for fkr comprehending the original edition.
Oh man I spent years with this book. Wayne Vogelaar rated it really liked it May 01, It is a good text, and it follows the traditional methods of teaching the language.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This split was irreconcilable, and Machen led others to form the Orthodox Presbyteri John Gresham Machen was an influential American Presbyterian theologian in the early 20th century. Sacrificial Worship of the Old Testament by J.
Why revise it at all, rather than start over? I have to say I found this more challenging than the text we used in my seminary classes Hewettbut it is worth it if you have the motivation.
I have referred to it many times since them when trying to understand a passage in the greek New Testament. However, Machen’s ability to communicate troubling and difficult concepts like subjunctives, Machen is a great writer and that even comes out here in his instruction of Koine Greek. Twila rated it really liked it Mar 24, John Warwick Montgomery – eminenet scholar and author, making us recite the Greek New Testament while he tickled us, in order to get us to be able to remember it no matter what.
When I first encountered it half a century ago as a textbook for tutoring a student in Koine, it seemed pretty clear early on that it was conceived with a notion that Greek is an odd-sounding way to speak and write English; constructions were poorly explained; exercises seemed designed to promote equivalent expressions in KJV English and Koine Greek — as if the only English into which Koine Greek could be converted was the English of the early 17th century.
Since it is an instruction book, everything in it is made subservient to the imparting of a reading acquaintance with the language Apr 21, Sarah Gothold rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Want to Read saving….
Feb 26, Glenn rated it liked it. Robertson’s big book published in that same era has a far better right to continued publication after a century than does J. Metzger for this new edition –Updated style—For example, substitutes ‘you’ for ‘thee’ and ‘thou’, in language familiar to today’s students. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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I would recommend working in conjunction with a second grammar; preferably one that provides answers to the exercises. A New Birth by J.
And very helpful for understanding NT Greek once you have the basics. For an introduction to the Greek Testament. No trivia or quizzes yet.