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by Sarah Madden
August 3rd, 2011, 6:40 am
Forum: Learning Paradigms
Topic: επιστραφεις
Replies: 6
Views: 3830

Re: επιστραφεις

Chris -- Another terrific tool for learning verb paradigms is a hardback book with all the principal parts of all NT verbs: Trenchard's "Complete Vocabulary Guide to the Greek New Testament." In addition, one section lists all vocab in order of frequency in the NT so you can learn the most-frequent ...
by Sarah Madden
August 3rd, 2011, 1:40 am
Forum: Learning Paradigms
Topic: επιστραφεις
Replies: 6
Views: 3830

Re: επιστραφεις

Chris -- A great tool for learning verbal paradigms (Greek and Hebrew) is the laminated verb card available free from BibleWorks (www.bibleworks.com; 888.747.8200). The card is is 8 1/2 x 5 inches and shows the regular verb with augments and endings in red.
by Sarah Madden
August 3rd, 2011, 1:33 am
Forum: Learning Paradigms
Topic: επιστραφεις
Replies: 6
Views: 3830

Re: επιστραφεις

Another thing to keep in mind re. passive aorist participles: The expected ending for this participle in masc. sing. nom. would be -θεις. Although the θ is has disappeared in επιστραφεις, the -εις ending gives you a clue that you're in participle territory. Carl can probably explain quite elegantly ...
by Sarah Madden
July 19th, 2011, 5:19 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: John 1:8
Replies: 3
Views: 1011

Re: John 1:8

Chris -- Regarding John 1:8 οὐκ ἦν ἐκεῖνος τὸ φῶς... The pronoun ἐκεῖνος is the subject: " That one was not the light ..." Note that ἐκεῖνος (masculine) is not the same gender as φῶς (neuter), and thus "that light" would not be an acceptable translation. Translating ἐκεῖνος as "He" could also make s...

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