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- May 11th, 2011, 10:58 pm
- Forum: Pronunciation
- Topic: Does pronunciation matter? If so, why?
- Replies: 31
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I think the first thing that those who listen to Greek audio of the New Testament is that they pronounce the accents correctly and consistently, and that they produce the vowels, diphthongs and consonants consistently. (I keep a resource page on audio recordings of the Greek New Testament at http://...
I'm a current Co-Chair of B-Greek as of late 2010. During the day, I work for UPS and have since 1979. Degrees: B.A. Pillsbury Baptist Bible College, 1979. Major: Bible; Minor: Greek, Education B.A. University of Minnesota, 1993 (really 1983) Majors: Greek, Linguistics, Near Eastern Studies. Advance...
I picked up a copy of Goetchius' The Language of the New Testament' (1965, Charles Scribner's Sons ) a few months ago. In the introduction he writes This book is not intended to serve as a textbook in linguistic analysis, as any scientific linguist will readily see. The author has attempted to use l...
- May 9th, 2011, 10:57 pm
- Forum: New Testament
- Topic: Rev 4.2 καθημένος - awkward construction?
- Replies: 6
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I've read Revelation chapters 4-5 a number of times in the last few weeks. I know the book of Revelation is known for its ungrammatical structures (either purposely or non-purposely). When I read Rev 4.2-3, the last word in verse two, καθήμενος, "sitting" strikes me as odd. The phrase I wonder about...