Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament

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Harper Collins, 1996 - Foreign Language Study - 827 pages
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For seminary students, the goal of studying Greek grammar is the accurate exegesis of biblical texts. Sound exegesis requires that the exegete consider grammar within a larger framework that includes context, lexeme, and other linguistic features.While the trend of some grammarians has been to take a purely grammatical approach to the language, Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics integrates the technical requirements for proper Greek interpretation with the actual interests and needs of Bible students. It is the first textbook to systematically link syntax and exegesis of the New Testament for second-year Greek students. It explores numerous syntactical categories, some of which have not previously been dealt with in print.Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics is the most up-to-date Greek grammar available. It equips intermediate Greek students with the skills they need to do exegesis of biblical texts in a way that is faithful to their intended meaning. The expanded edition contains a subject index, a Greek word index, and page numbers in the Syntax Summary section.

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User Review  - matthauck - LibraryThing

You might think I'm a nerd, but I love reading Greek Grammar. It is gushing at the seams with discussions of Bible passages and seeing its immediate relevance. Great book. Read full review

User Review  - Brian Poad -

I am not a Greek scholar,nor well versed in Greek, yet I still find this book extremely helpful,and I get the concepts of what Dan is discussing. Everything is transliterated,and it is cram packed ... Read full review


Syntax Proper
The Article
Syntax of Verbs and Verbals
Conditional Sentences
Syntax Summaries
Subject Index
Greek Word Index
Scripture Index

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Daniel B. Wallace (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is professor of New Testament at Dallas Theological Seminary. He is a noted textual critic, serving as head of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts, and is author of Greek Grammar beyond the Basics, Basics of New Testament Syntax, and (with Grant Edwards) of A Workbook for New Testament Syntax.

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