Complete New Testament Greek

Complete New Testament Greek : A Comprehensive Guide to Reading and Understanding New Testament Greek with Original Texts

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Do you want to be able to read New Testament Greek with confidence? Find all the essential tools in this best-selling course from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. Carefully structured units teach Greek from the New Testament right from the start, and topics of interest for New Testament studies are introduced as appropriate. This new edition makes learning fast and hassle-free, with an easy-to-read page design and extra exercises provided online at

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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 132 x 197 x 21mm | 258g
  • Teach Yourself Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Bilingual edition
  • UK ed.
  • 1444106120
  • 9781444106121
  • 480,739

Table of contents

Introduction How to use this book Glossary of grammatical terms Abbreviations Unit 1: 1.1/1 The Greek alphabet and its pronunciation /2 Accents .2 Exercise Unit 2: 2.1/1 Nouns in Greek /2 Second declension and the masculine and neuter definite article /3 Basic uses of cases /4 Verbs in Greek /5 Present and future indicative active /6 Word order and elision .2 Greek reading /1 Vocabulary .3 The nature of New Unit 3: 3.1/1 First declension (feminine nouns) and the feminine definite article /2 First declension (masculine nouns) /3 First and second declension adjectives /4 Adverbs /5 Prepositions /6 Present indicative and infinitive of 'I am' .2 Greek reading /1 Unit 4: 4.1/1 Imperfect indicative active and weak aorist indicative and infinitive active /2 Personal pronouns /3 Non-Greek proper nouns /4 Connecting particles .2 Greek reading /1 Vocabulary .3 Excursus-Books in antiquity Unit 5: 5.1/l Third declension-consonant stem nouns (1) /2 Contracted verbs /3 Further uses of the definite article .2 Greek reading /1 Vocabulary Unit 6: 6.1/1 Third declension-consonant stem nouns (2) /2 'know' /3 Compound verbs formed with prepositional prefixes /4 stems in palatals, labials, dentals .2 Greek reading /1 Vocabulary Unit 7: 7.1/1 Strong aorist indicative and infinitive active /2 Direct and indirect speech /3 'say' and direct speech /4 Indirect command /5 Numerals /6 Phrases expressing time and space .2 Greek reading /1 Vocabulary Unit 8: 8.1/1 Middle and passive voices /2 Deponent verbs /3 Negatives /4 Indirect statement /5 Third declension nouns-stems .2 Greek reading /1 Vocabulary .3 Excursus-How the New Testament has been transmitted Unit 9: 9.1/1 Demonstrative pronouns /2 A relative pronoun and adjectival clauses /3 Reflexive and reciprocal pronouns /4 Possessive adjectives and pronouns .2 Greek reading /1 Vocabulary Unit 10: 10.1/1 Questions, direct and indirect /2 First and third declension adjectives /3 Third declension adjectives .2 Greek reading Unit 11: 11.1/1 Aorist passive, root aorist and future passive /2 Agent and instrument /3 Crasis .2 Greek reading Unit 12: 12.1/1 Participles /2 Uses of participles .2 Greek reading .3 Excursus-The text of the New Testament Unit 13: 13.1/1 Moods of the Greek verb /2 Subjunctive mood /3 Uses of the subjunctive (1) /3 Optative mood and its uses .2 Greek reading Unit 14: 14.1/1 Uses of the subjunctive (2) /2 Perfect indicative active .2 Greek reading Unit 15: 15.1/1 Verbs used with the genitive or dative /2 Further particles 2 Greek reading Unit 16: 16.1/1 Pluperfect indicative active /3 Perfect and pluperfect indicative middle/passive /4 Other parts of the perfect tense .2 Greek reading Unit 17: 17.1/1 Imperative mood - commands and prohibitions /2 Comparison of adjectives and adverbs /3 Meaning of the comparative and superlative /4 Constructions involving the comparative .2 Greek reading .3 Excursus-The Septuagint Unit 18: 18.1/1 'give', 'put', 'place' /3 Conditional sentences /4 Other potential constructions .2 Greek reading Unit 19: 19.1/1 Eccentric verbs .2 Greek reading Unit 20: 20.1/1 Uses of cases (1) - nominative and accusative /3 Uses of cases (2) - genitive /4 Oddities in verbs .2 Greek reading .3 Excursus-Translations of the New Testament Unit 21: 21.1/1 Uses of cases (3) - dative /2 First and second declension contracted adjectives /3 Further demonstrative and relative adjectives/pronouns .2 Greek reading Suggestions for further study Appendices 1 Conjugation of 'loosen' 2 Conjugation of contracted verbs (present and imperfect) 3 Conjugation of 'be', 'say', 'know' 4 Root aorists 5 Conjugation of 'give', 'put', 'place', 'make stand' 6 Numerals 7 Accentuation Key to exercises Principal parts of verbs Vocabulary Index
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About Gavin Betts

Gavin Betts (retired) was Associated Professor of Classical Studies, Monash University, Victoria, Australia. His publications include Teach Yourself Latin, Teach Yourself New Testament Greek, Teach Yourself New Testament Greek and various translations of medieval and Modern Greek texts.
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