[b-greek] Re: Thayers Lexicon

From: Jürg Buchegger (j.buchegger@datacomm.ch)
Date: Fri May 25 2001 - 04:06:31 EDT

Kevin Buchs wrote:


> I am also wanting to expand my web of knowledge. This lexicon gives
> references to Winer and Buttmann. Would anyone recommend trying to get
> these books so the specific chapter/page references can be followed? It
> looks like they are translated into English but I am not sure if they are
> old that there are not current copies available for purchase or if they
> antiquated in some way in the content.
> Thanks for your help.
> Kevin Buchs

and Solomon Landers answered:


>Thayer's, while a handy resource, is quite old -- April, 1889.
Hendrickson's edition
>is a reprint, not an update or revision. You might want to consider the
new BDAG (_A
>Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian
Literature_, 3rd
>edition, 2000), or the lexicon by Liddell and Scott (revised supplement,

I know that Winer and Buttmann are both from the 19th century too. Perhaps
Winer (4 vol)
has been reprinted? I think that While Winer is still used, I was not even
able to find the exact
bibliographic data for Buttmann (with place and publisher), in which I would
be interested in.
Has anybody the information on Buttmanns Grammar at hand?

Jürg Buchegger
PhD candidate BIB, ETS Heverlee/Leuven, Belgium
pastor EFC Berne, Switzerland

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