Re: Pastoral Epistles, J. H. Beranard

From: Kevin W. Woodruff (
Date: Sun May 28 2000 - 16:34:43 EDT


The Cambridge Greek Testament was a commentary series that was started in
the last century and continued with updates until the 1920's. It was
originally designed to help secondary school students in the British
"public" schools learn to use their Greek. I think that $4.95 was a bargain.
it might not be abreast of the latest theories, but it still might have some
useful material


At 11:55 AM 5/28/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>1922 CGT 192 Pages
>While browsing in a used book store I saw a 20 year old paper back reprint
>in good condition of this Greek Text commentary on the Pastoral Epistles
>going for $4.95. I assume that this is the same Bernard who did the two
>vol.s in the ICC on John. I cannot find much information on this book. I did
>notice that Knight (NIGTC, Pastoral Epistles) cited this guy about 30 times.
>The book contains the complete greek text of the pastoral epistles plus and
>introduction with notes on the greek text. I suspect it was at one time part
>of a series but I am not familiar with the series.
>Do any of you experts on Paul have an opinion about the value of this book.
>Is it too old to be of any value? I just gave away my commentaries by
>F. Godet and Charles Hodge because they seemed to be rather dated. I left
>the book by Bernard sitting in the store and now I am wondering if that was
>a good move.
>Anyway, if this question is not of general interest you might want to reply
>off list.
>Thanks, Clay
>Clayton Stirling Bartholomew
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