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Greek Resources Online


Resources for MY Learn to Read New Testament Greek:

A program where you create Powerpoint flash cards from Bibleworks vocabulary lists. My vocab is ready for download as .pdf or .ppt files:

Digital flash cards, with printing options, of vocabulary for each chapter of my grammar:

And here's a great vocabulary app for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod:

Jacob Cerone has produced a set of fantastic vocabulary flash cards for my beginning grammar. (You will need to find the section that says "Sets (92)" then scroll down.) You can find them here:

Finished with the basics and ready for further studies in Greek? Here's my top ten next purchases:

Helpful blogs, articles, & links to resources for Greek Studies:

Participate in groups, forums and projects, collaborate on translations, discuss the texts, or converse with other members entirely in Greek. An online community devoted to the study of the Greek language, as well as the translation and interpretation of the Greek New Testament. Tons of resources, links to free resources, and even a bookstore:

The Biblical Greek Forum has a wealth of resources for students and teachers of Koine Greek:

The Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics Section of the Society of Biblical Literature is designed to promote, discuss, and disseminate ongoing research into biblical Greek language and linguistics, particularly the Septuagint and the New Testament:

Studies in Greek Language & linguistics by one of the B-Greek Forum moderators:

William Mounce is the President of, long-time Greek professor, New Testament chair of the ESV, on the NIV committee, and of course author of the bestselling Greek textbook, Basics of Biblical Greek:

Rodney J. Decker, Th.D., is Professor of New Testament and Greek at Baptist Bible Seminary, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA:

Steve Runge serves as a Scholar-in-Residence at Logos Bible Software. His tagline is "Removing the mystery from discourse grammar":

Paul Heim is working on his PhD under me at SEBTS. His father John also contributes to the site. John has been serving in Japan for 30 years and is currently translating the GNT into Japanese. Paul writes, " It is hoped that this blog will simultaneously provide food-for-thought to the reader while pointing him or her in the direction of valuable resources, both in print and on the internet, that will further help his or her studies in the Word":

Mark Goodacre is an Associate Professor in New Testament at Duke University. The New Testament Gateway is the award winning web directory of internet resources on the New Testament:

This site has a wealth of resources on inductive Bible study, commentaries, dictionaries, maps, biographies, and of course original language tools:

Ryan Richie, a missionary to South America, publishes a very helpful online guide called "NT Greek Studies." Especially check out its "NT Greek Resources Page":

Greek Text Resources:

The NET Bible Study Environment is based around the New English Translation but this tool provides a wonderful look at the translators' notes, comparison with English parallels, articles, and original language tools:

Greek New Testament resources, the GNT, and parsing:

Multiple Greek texts, search capabilities, and audio:

The GNT text with parsing:

Logos Bible Software and the Society of Biblical Literature have released a new critical edition of the GNT, which is edited by Michael W. Holmes, who utilized a wide range of printed editions, all the major critical apparatuses, and the latest technical resources and manuscript discoveries as he established the text. The result is a critically edited text that differs from the NA/UBS text in more than 540 variation units:

Texts annotated at distinct linguistic levels:

Dan Wallace's NT manuscript studies:

Septuagint studies, including the New English Translation of the LXX:

Electronic resources for LXX studies:

LXX text with parsing, and Latin helps:

Center for LXX Studies and Textual Criticism:

Free Access to the German Bible Society's Greek and Hebrew texts:

Greek Language Learning Tools:

NT vocabulary lists, keyed to Trenchard:

NT vocabulary flash cards, keyed to Metzger:

Comparative list of beginning Greek grammars:

The goal of this page is to encourage children of God to learn to read the New Testament in the original Greek with expression and understanding in order to enrich their spiritual lives:

A large library of over 180 of free Greek and Latin textbooks:

Randall Buth's immersion approach:

The National Biblical Greek Exam provides detailed analysis and educational benefits for students and instructors of Biblical Greek. The dynamic nature of the exam enables students to take the exam whenever they wish, and it allows instructors to customize their own course and practice exams:

Free brief summaries of Mounce's lectures:

Comparing Translations & Translation Studies:

The Better Bibles Blog focuses on how to improve translations of the Bible. Includes lot of links and recommended reads:

Multilingual searchable Bibles:

Multilingual searchable Bibles:

Multilingual searchable Bibles:

The United Bible Societies site is a resource to the global Bible translation community. They are committed to developing and providing tools and resources that contribute to and improve the quality of Bible translation:

A project to make gospel-centered books and articles freely accessible in as many languages as possible:

The "Living Koine" Approach:

Some professors are trying to teach the biblical languages by using techniques commonly appropriated when learning modern (living) languages. This "living language" approach goes by various names so we'll try to highlight some of the more notable ones here:

Randall Buth has popularized a living language approach to learning the biblical languages:
Christophe Rico has a PhD in Greek Linguistics and teaches at the Hebrew University in Israel. His living language approach is called "The Polis Method:"
Daniel Street teaches at Criswell College and uses the Living Koine approach:
Finally, the B-Greek Forum has a running post on current instructors of the Living Koine approach: