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by Shirley Rollinson
November 14th, 2019, 5:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Greek Teacher
Replies: 28
Views: 693

Re: New Greek Teacher

how much value is added to New Testament interpretation by reviving Koine and turning it into an anachronistic living language usable only by the rare folk who care to learn it? I don't think my students would be interested in using Koine as a spoken language. Their motivation for taking my class h...
by Shirley Rollinson
November 11th, 2019, 7:34 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Greek Teacher
Replies: 28
Views: 693

Re: New Greek Teacher

Adam Denoon, - - - - snip snip - - - Text: If you like Grammar Translation methods, then Mounce, Croy, Machen, etc., all are the same to me. The only one that is a bit different is Dobson - less metalanguage and more simple practice. But our B-Greek member Shirley Rollinson improved on Dobson consi...
by Shirley Rollinson
October 27th, 2019, 2:01 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Γεια σας!
Replies: 6
Views: 623

Re: Γεια σας!

Dear Martin
when does one say Γεια σας! and when does one say Γεια σou! ?
thanks,
Shirley Rollinson
by Shirley Rollinson
September 6th, 2019, 5:54 pm
Forum: Koine Greek Texts
Topic: Translation of the Words ἓν, ἤρξαντο, ἀναφορὰν ἔχειν
Replies: 14
Views: 3748

Re: Translation of the Words ἓν, ἤρξαντο, ἀναφορὰν ἔχειν

Perhaps you meant to place your question in the beginners forum? It could be placed there. The word ἕν is not alone here. It is part of a phrase: πρὸς ἓν τέλος, which means "toward one end." The word ἕν "one" is neuter because it agrees with the word τέλος "end," which is neuter. I see now that the...
by Shirley Rollinson
August 1st, 2019, 8:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi Friends
Replies: 9
Views: 2645

Re: Hi Friends

Barry Hofstetter wrote:
July 30th, 2019, 10:53 am
And done. By me. All the other admins, they all lazy, but I gotcha... :) Actually, I'm just the first one to see it. Welcome again!
toujours la politesse :-)
by Shirley Rollinson
July 29th, 2019, 8:12 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi Friends
Replies: 9
Views: 2645

Re: Hi Friends

Hi friends. Jesse here. Just found this forum via Google, as I'm learning Greek solo and my few expert friends are probably getting tired of me sending them questions! I'm working from Mounce's BBG (3rd ed). Currently on chapter 11, so wrestling with 3rd declension and personal pronouns right now. ...
by Shirley Rollinson
July 8th, 2019, 7:35 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Mk. 6.14
Replies: 4
Views: 1578

Re: Mk. 6.14

Hello i have a question about this text, the noun Ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτίζων on mark, a participle. I found that this noun appears 14 ὁ Βαπτιστής form the first declension, i know this noun can be translate it has “the one that baptize” but what is the function on this text Mk. 6.14 and what is the correct...
by Shirley Rollinson
June 24th, 2019, 5:53 pm
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: Verbless clauses
Replies: 9
Views: 2577

Re: Verbless clauses

I am reading through Luke again at the moment and in Luke 4:18 it reads πνεῦμα κυρίου ἐπʼ ἐμὲ οὗ εἵνεκεν ἔχρισέν με εὐαγγελίσασθαι πτωχοῖς, ἀπέσταλκέν με,⸆ κηρύξαι αἰχμαλώτοις ἄφεσιν καὶ τυφλοῖς ἀνάβλεψιν, ἀποστεῖλαι τεθραυσμένους ἐν ἀφέσει, I have highlighted the first clause which I would classif...
by Shirley Rollinson
May 28th, 2019, 10:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro - Ruth McTighe
Replies: 4
Views: 1644

Re: Intro - Ruth McTighe

Thank you for the welcome Jason. At the moment I've gone back to the textbook I used in 1981 - Wenham's Elements of New testament Greek. I've also seen on here information about Shirley Rollinson's online course, so I thought I might try that. Ruth Welcome to B-Greek, Ῥoύθ. I'm not currently teachi...
by Shirley Rollinson
May 14th, 2019, 9:00 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Revelation 1:1 ἀποστείλας Nominative Verb?
Replies: 10
Views: 3003

Re: Revelation 1:1 ἀποστείλας Nominative Verb?

- - - - snip snip - - - Biblehub shows the following αποστειλας verb - aorist active participle - nominative singular masculine apostello ap-os-tel'-lo: set apart, i.e. (by implication) to send out (properly, on a mission) literally or figuratively -- put in, send (away, forth, out), set (at libert...

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