Introduction to New Testament Greek 2
This course is Part 2 of the study of the Greek language of the New Testament, including the vocabularies and the general principles of its grammar and syntax.
- To become aware of the basic principles of language use (e.g. traditional grammar vs. modern linguistics)
- To acquire a basic knowledge and understanding of how we got the New Testament and how it came to be written in Greek
- To learn the basic morphology, syntax, and vocabulary of the Greek language of the New Testament
- To know the basics of translating the New Testament Greek into contemporary English
- To appreciate the value of knowing and being able to use Greek in the study of the New Testament and especially in ministry
- To find pleasure in working with Greek in biblical studies
- To develop increased appreciation for the Greek of the New Testament as a guide for life and confidence in interpreting it
- To use one’s knowledge of Greek as an effective tool for studying the New Testament and for ministering the word of God
- To be able to read the Greek New Testament with the aid of a lexicon, recognizing all major syntax and vocabulary.