Alan J. Thompson. Luke. Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2017. xliv + 414 pp. [Read more…] about Alan Thompson on the Gospel of Luke in Greek
Benjamin L. Merkle. Ephesians. Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2016.
Merkle is a clear, concise, and informed guide to refer to when exegeting Ephesians, especially for tracing Paul’s argument and understanding his grammar and syntax. [Read more…] about Ben Merkle on Ephesians
Andreas J. Köstenberger, Benjamin L. Merkle, and Robert L. Plummer. Going Deeper with New Testament Greek: An Intermediate Study of the Grammar and Syntax of the New Testament. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2016.
G. K. Beale, Daniel J. Brendsel, and William A. Ross. An Interpretive Lexicon of New Testament Greek: Analysis of Prepositions, Adverbs, Particles, Relative Pronouns, and Conjunctions. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2014.
Constantine R. Campbell. Advances in the Study of Greek: New Insights for Reading the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2015.
Many modern grammars seem like they are stuck in the late 1800s or early 1900s, and Con Campbell skillfully explains how Greek grammar has advanced in the last hundred years or so. Topics he addresses include linguistic theories, lexical semantics and lexicography, deponency and the middle voice, verbal aspect and Aktionsart, and discourse analysis. [Read more…] about Advances in the Study of Greek: New Insights for Reading the New Testament
This is probably the most entertaining grammar I’ve read. (It’s lightweight intermediate Greek.)
David Alan Black. It’s Still Greek to Me: An Easy-to-Understand Guide to Intermediate Greek. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1998.
The book ends with a funny footnote (p. 157):
It may appear a bit self-serving to list here so many of my own writings on New Testament studies, but I assure you, dear reader, that all royalties I receive go directly to needy children.
[Footnote] My own.
At the end of last year the TGC staff cited “best books from 2014.”
This is one of the two books I selected:
Rodney J. Decker. Reading Koine Greek: An Introduction and Integrated Workbook. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014.
My dear friend Rod Decker went to be with the Lord in May 2014 at age 61, but in spite of his terminal cancer God enabled him to complete two major projects that publishers released in November 2014: [Read more…] about Reading Koine Greek: An Introduction and Integrated Workbook