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mere layman

Posted: March 20th, 2020, 1:33 am
by expositoryurge
I have an interest in Koine Greek, though only having the most rudimentary skills in dealing with its complexities. I am nearly entirely dependent upon resources and upon commentary by those skilled in it.

Anyhow...thanks for the opportunity to benefit from your superior abilities!

Daryl

Re: mere layman

Posted: March 20th, 2020, 8:54 am
by Barry Hofstetter
Welcome, Daryl. Please contact a moderator with your first and last name so we can update your screen name, per B-Greek policy.

Re: mere layman

Posted: March 21st, 2020, 6:39 pm
by Shirley Rollinson
expositoryurge wrote:
March 20th, 2020, 1:33 am
I have an interest in Koine Greek, though only having the most rudimentary skills in dealing with its complexities. I am nearly entirely dependent upon resources and upon commentary by those skilled in it.

Anyhow...thanks for the opportunity to benefit from your superior abilities!

Daryl
Welcome, Daryl. If you want to start learning a bit more Greek, you're welcome to try the Online Textbook : http://www.drshirley.org/greek/textbook02/index.html
Get yourself a Greek New Testament, and start reading a bit each day, even if you don't understand much of it at first. It will soon get easier. And then you might try the "Daily Dose of Greek" https://dailydoseofgreek.com/#get-the-d ... e-of-greek - it's free, and at present it's going through John's Gospel, so the Greek is fairly straightforward
The main thing is - keep reading, and enjoy
:-)
Shirley Rollinosn