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by Shirley Rollinson
September 6th, 2019, 5:54 pm
Forum: Koine Greek Texts
Topic: Translation of the Words ἓν, ἤρξαντο, ἀναφορὰν ἔχειν
Replies: 14
Views: 581

Re: Translation of the Words ἓν, ἤρξαντο, ἀναφορὰν ἔχειν

Perhaps you meant to place your question in the beginners forum? It could be placed there. The word ἕν is not alone here. It is part of a phrase: πρὸς ἓν τέλος, which means "toward one end." The word ἕν "one" is neuter because it agrees with the word τέλος "end," which is neuter. I see now that the...
by Shirley Rollinson
August 1st, 2019, 8:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi Friends
Replies: 9
Views: 1470

Re: Hi Friends

Barry Hofstetter wrote:
July 30th, 2019, 10:53 am
And done. By me. All the other admins, they all lazy, but I gotcha... :) Actually, I'm just the first one to see it. Welcome again!
toujours la politesse :-)
by Shirley Rollinson
July 29th, 2019, 8:12 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi Friends
Replies: 9
Views: 1470

Re: Hi Friends

Hi friends. Jesse here. Just found this forum via Google, as I'm learning Greek solo and my few expert friends are probably getting tired of me sending them questions! I'm working from Mounce's BBG (3rd ed). Currently on chapter 11, so wrestling with 3rd declension and personal pronouns right now. ...
by Shirley Rollinson
July 8th, 2019, 7:35 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Mk. 6.14
Replies: 4
Views: 694

Re: Mk. 6.14

Hello i have a question about this text, the noun Ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτίζων on mark, a participle. I found that this noun appears 14 ὁ Βαπτιστής form the first declension, i know this noun can be translate it has “the one that baptize” but what is the function on this text Mk. 6.14 and what is the correct...
by Shirley Rollinson
June 24th, 2019, 5:53 pm
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: Verbless clauses
Replies: 9
Views: 1360

Re: Verbless clauses

I am reading through Luke again at the moment and in Luke 4:18 it reads πνεῦμα κυρίου ἐπʼ ἐμὲ οὗ εἵνεκεν ἔχρισέν με εὐαγγελίσασθαι πτωχοῖς, ἀπέσταλκέν με,⸆ κηρύξαι αἰχμαλώτοις ἄφεσιν καὶ τυφλοῖς ἀνάβλεψιν, ἀποστεῖλαι τεθραυσμένους ἐν ἀφέσει, I have highlighted the first clause which I would classif...
by Shirley Rollinson
May 28th, 2019, 10:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro - Ruth McTighe
Replies: 4
Views: 778

Re: Intro - Ruth McTighe

Thank you for the welcome Jason. At the moment I've gone back to the textbook I used in 1981 - Wenham's Elements of New testament Greek. I've also seen on here information about Shirley Rollinson's online course, so I thought I might try that. Ruth Welcome to B-Greek, Ῥoύθ. I'm not currently teachi...
by Shirley Rollinson
May 14th, 2019, 9:00 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Revelation 1:1 ἀποστείλας Nominative Verb?
Replies: 10
Views: 1684

Re: Revelation 1:1 ἀποστείλας Nominative Verb?

- - - - snip snip - - - Biblehub shows the following αποστειλας verb - aorist active participle - nominative singular masculine apostello ap-os-tel'-lo: set apart, i.e. (by implication) to send out (properly, on a mission) literally or figuratively -- put in, send (away, forth, out), set (at libert...
by Shirley Rollinson
May 9th, 2019, 4:33 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Seasoned Greek Prof potentially available for employment
Replies: 10
Views: 2378

Re: Seasoned Greek Prof potentially available for employment

- - - - snip snip - - - I can't say that I am excited at all about teaching online, - - - - snip snip - - - Randy Leedy, Ph.D. Bob Jones University Seminary Greenville, SC RLeedy@bju.edu Online is different to in-class face2face - but for some students it's the only way they'll get a higher educati...
by Shirley Rollinson
May 8th, 2019, 12:30 am
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Revelation 1:1 ἀποστείλας Nominative Verb?
Replies: 10
Views: 1684

Re: Revelation 1:1 ἀποστείλας Nominative Verb?

I am new to studying Greek and have been doing so on my own for about 6 months now. I am more interested in learning what the different pieces of of grammar mean than in simply finding an English translation. - - - - Welcome to B-Greek - If you'd like to build up facility in grammar you are very we...
by Shirley Rollinson
April 18th, 2019, 5:52 pm
Forum: Word Meanings
Topic: Meaning of ἀπέθανον ([all] died) in 2 Cor. 5:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1862

Re: Meaning of ἀπέθανον ([all] died) in 2 Cor. 5:14

Friedrich de Wet wrote:
April 17th, 2019, 3:57 am
Thanks for the feedback!

This text just is a hard nut to crack. Sometimes I want to despair and wonder why God made some parts of the Bible so difficult to understand.
It keeps us from spiritual pride :-)
and it stops the brain from turning into a cabbage

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