[b-greek] Greek Idioms

From: Wayne Leman (wleman@mcn.net)
Date: Sat Mar 24 2001 - 11:24:35 EST

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From: "Vincent M. Setterholm" <Vincent@zeteotech.com>

> Porter's book is an intermediate grammar. It really isn't concerned with
> 'idioms'.

Nor is Moule--at least his book doesn't discuss very much what we
linguistically call idioms, such as English:

"John kicked the bucket."

To try to remedy this lack of a list of true Greek idioms I have begun a
tentative list of New Testament Idioms at URL:


I warmly invite corrections and additions to my list, either via private
email or publicly here on the b-greek list.

Wayne Leman
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