Exegetical Gems from Biblical Greek: A Refreshing Guide to Grammar and Interpretation

Benjamin L. Merkle

Exegetical Gems from Biblical Greek: A Refreshing Guide to Grammar and Interpretation
Exegetical Gems from Biblical Greek: A Refreshing Guide to Grammar and Interpretation

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Learning Greek is a difficult task, and the payoff may not be readily apparent. To demonstrate the insight that knowing Greek grammar can bring, Benjamin Merkle, a recognized expert in Greek, summarizes thirty-five key Greek grammatical issues and their significance for interpreting the New Testament. As Merkle presents exegetical insights from the Greek New Testament, he offers a strategic and refreshing way to review the essentials of Greek grammar.

This book is an ideal supplemental text for a variety of Greek courses. It is perfect for students looking to apply the Greek they have worked so hard to learn as well as for past students who wish to review their Greek. It also includes examples and illustrations to help professors strengthen their lectures.

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1. Koine Greek - Matthew 18:8
  • 2. Textual Criticism - Romans 5:1
  • 3. Nominative Case - John 1:1
  • 4. Vocative Case - Ephesians 5:21-22
  • 5. Genitive Case - 1 Timothy 3:6
  • 6. Dative Case - Ephesians 5:18
  • 7. Accusative Case - Romans 10:9
  • 8. The Article - 1 Timothy 3:2
  • 9. The Granville Sharp Rule - Titus 2:13
  • 10. Colwell's Canon - 1 Timothy 6:10
  • 11. Adjectives - 2 Timothy 3:16
  • 12. Verbal Aspect - Matthew 16:24
  • 13. Present Indicatives - 1 John 3:6
  • 14. Imperfect Indicatives - Galatians 1:13
  • 15. Future Indicatives - Matthew 4:4
  • 16. Aorist Indicatives - Ephesians 4:20
  • 17. Perfect and Pluperfect Indicatives - John 19:30
  • 18. Subjunctive Mood - Hebrews 13:5
  • 19. Imperative Mood - Matthew 6:11
  • 20. Optative Mood - 1 Corinthians 6:15
  • 21. Adverbial Participles - 1 Peter 5:6-7
  • 22. Verbal Participles - Matthew 28:19
  • 23. Periphrastic Participles - Matthew 18:18
  • 24. Infinitives - 1 Timothy 6:17-18
  • 25. Pronouns - Luke 16:19-20
  • 26. Prepositions - Ephesians 4:12
  • 27. Adverbs - Romans 11:26
  • 28. Conjunctions and Particles - Philippians 2:12-13
  • 29. Conditional Sentences - Colossians 1:23
  • 30. Figures of Speech - Matthew 5:13
  • 31. Context - Philippians 4:13
  • 32. Word Studies - Ephesians 1:10
  • 33. Exegetical Fallacies - John 21:15-17
  • 34. Discourse Analysis - Hebrews 1:4-5
  • 35. Diagramming - Hebrews 6:4-6
  • Index


Pages: 192
Publisher: Eerdmans
Published: 2019
ISBN-10: 1540962113
ISBN-13: 9781540962119

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