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Grammar Stanley Porter et al., Fundamentals of New Testament Greek, Eerdmans, 2010 William Mounce, Basics of Biblical Greek, 3d ed., Zondervan, 2009 David Alan Black, Learn to Read New Testament Greek, 3d ed., Broadman & Holman, 2009 John H. Dobson, Learn New Testament Greek, 3d ed., with CD-ROM Baker, 2005 Jeremy Duff, The Elements of New Testament Greek, 3d ed., Cambridge Univ. Press, 2005 J. Gresham Machen, New Testament Greek for Beginners, 1923; 2d ed., Prentice Hall, 2004 A. K. M. Adam, Grammar for New Testament Greek, rev. ed., Abingdon Press, 1998 Ray Summers, Essentials of New Testament Greek, rev. Thomas Sawyer, Broadman & Holman, 1995
List Price and Binding Hardcover $39.99;

Workbook $20.00 (paperback)

Hardcover $49.99;

Workbook $22.99 (paperback)

Hardcover $29.99;

Workbook $29.99 (paperback)

Hardcover $34.99 Hardcover $91.00; paperback $52.00 (with CD-ROM) or $31.00 (without CD) Hardcover $84.00 Hardcover $28.00 Hardcover $29.99;

Student Guide $24.99 (paperback)

CD or Online Support Online support to include test bank, answer key, vocab. program, extra exercises and games. Online helps including flashcards; extra resources available include printed cards and charts. N/A Audio CD-


CD includes vocab. lists, reading passages, paradigms, vocalization of Greek alphabet and words. N/A N/A N/A
Text 30 lessons

488 pages

35 lessons

448 pages

26 lessons

272 pages

52 lessons

400 pages

20 lessons

354 pages

34 lessons

400 pages

29 lessons

240 pages

31 lessons

200 pages

Approach Comprehensive, clear, and linguistically up-to-date; lays a solid foundation for students going on in Greek or NT exegesis. Aimed particularly toward seminary students; exegetically oriented with a devotional flair; approaches learning Greek as a tool for ministry. Concise, user friendly; prepares students to begin reading Greek. Emphasizes learning to read Greek;  from the outset exposes students to reading the Greek NT Aimed specifically at helping students learn to read the Greek NT. The classic, still widely used. Written in an era that presumed stronger grammatical foundation than is usual today. Concise and authoritative introduction designed to acquaint students with the vocab. and sentence structure of the  Greek NT. A basic grammar; uses the now unpopular eight-case system.
About the Author Stanley Porter, primary author — president, dean, and professor of New Testament at McMaster Divinity College — has published widely in Greek grammar, NT interpretation, rhetoric, and many other fields. William D. Mounce works as a writer in Washougal, Washington. He is the president of BiblicalTraining.org, a nonprofit organization that prepares resources for discipleship in the local church. David Alan Black is professor of New Testament and Greek at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. In his long career, John H. Dobson taught Greek and Hebrew effectively in many different countries and settings. Jeremy Duff is director of Lifelong Learning in the Liverpool Diocese and canon of Liverpool Cathedral; previously taught Greek at Oxford Univ. J. Gresham Machen (d. 1937) led in founding Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, where he was professor of NT. A. K. M. Adam, a biblical scholar, theologian, author, priest, technologist, and blogger, has taught at Princeton and Duke and is now at the Univ. of Glasgow. Ray Summers was a beloved professor of religion at Baylor University; his Greek text has trained generations of pastors.

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