Re: Lexicon

From: Kevin W. Woodruff (
Date: Wed Aug 13 1997 - 16:54:55 EDT

I think That George Abbott-Smith's Lexicon is a good half-way house between
BAGD and Newman's little dictionary. (Although I think that second-yar
studnets need to know how to use BAGD).

Abbott-Smith, George. _A Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament._ 3rd ed.
Edinburgh: T. & T. Clarke, 1937.

At 01:03 PM 8/13/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Can anyone recommend a lexicon for NT Greek for use with students in the
>first year or two? I hesitate to have them buy Arndt and Gingrich (too
>much at this stage and too expensive), and the lexicon in the back of the
>UBS text is just too brief and "narrow" for my tastes. By "narrow" I
>mean it often gives only one meaning, which discourages students
>from picking up all the nuances, and gives them no practice in using a
>serious lexicon.
>I have used Gingrich's abridged, which at this point is my only
>alternative, unless someone has a better suggestion.
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