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by David Loving
July 21st, 2014, 6:09 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: General principles for Paul
Replies: 2
Views: 838

General principles for Paul

Hi, I'm still very much a beginner, but over the last few months I've worked my way through John's letters and his Gospel. By the end of the gospel, I was still sometimes hitting vocabulary woods I hadn't seen before, but felt pretty comfortable figuring the text out. Then I decided to dip a toe int...
by David Loving
July 21st, 2014, 5:57 pm
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Χειμων in John 10.22
Replies: 4
Views: 1516

Χειμων in John 10.22

Good afternoon, I have a question about the translation of the word χειμων in John 10.22. NRSV, AB, and virtually all of the others I've consulted give it as "winter," and my Bauer lexicon concurs as "season of bad weather, i.e. winter," which is his second definition. The first is "stormy, bad weat...
by David Loving
February 27th, 2014, 9:35 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Next steps?
Replies: 1
Views: 897

Next steps?

I've just spent the last few months working through William Countryman's intro book Read it in Greek which offers a guide through translating 1,2, and 3 John, as well as the prologue to the Gospel of John. The translation notes are accompanied by grammar, vocabulary, and exegetical lessons. I've sta...
by David Loving
February 20th, 2014, 5:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: David Loving
Replies: 0
Views: 419

David Loving

Hello, I'm new to the group. I've been working on my own to learn Koine Greek for about four months using William Countryman's Read it in Greek textbook. He intersperses grammar and exegetical points with translations of the Johanine letters and the prologue to the gospel. I've just finished 1 John ...