By N. Clayton Croy
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Each lesson contains perform sentences taken from the Septuagint and the hot testomony in addition to Greek sentences composed through the writer. routines in English-to-Greek translation also are included.
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Great care has been taken to insure that grammatical reasons are transparent, right, and succinct. specifically, the Greek participle gets a fuller-than-usual treatment.
- A usual order of presentation
Material is gifted in keeping with the typical constitution of Greek and the conventional terminology of grammarians. Declensions and important components, for instance, are provided in numerical order.
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The ebook makes use of inclusive language for people throughout.
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Included behind the booklet are the Greek paradigms, Greek-to-English vocabulary, English-to-Greek vocabulary, and a bibliography for additional study.
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N to. e;rgon) or follow the noun with no repetition of the article (to. n). These sentences have roughly the same meaning: The deed is good. Again, a slight emphasis falls on the component that comes first. ) The easiest way to distinguish between attributive and predicate constructions is by the presence or absence of the article immediately before the adjective. Sometimes, however, there is no article at all, even with the noun. In such cases, only context will determine whether the adjective is attributive or predicate.
N ku,rion, This man knows the Lord ; (2) ble,pomen tau,thn, We see this woman ; (3) ou-toi pisteu,ousin, These men/persons believe ; (4) evkei/nai dida,skousi to. te,knon( Those women are teaching the child ; (5) meta. tau/ta pe,mpei evkei/noj a;ggelon( After these things, that man sends a messenger. The gender and number of the demonstrative pronoun determine what noun must be added to the translation: man, woman, persons, things, etc. Page 43 51. Special Uses of auvto,j The word auvto,j is quite versatile.
Ouvk avkou,ei) I teach, but he does not listen. 62 63 But in conjunction with nouns, auvto,j has special adjectival uses. One of these is the intensive use. In this use auvto,j stands in the predicate position with a noun and is translated -self or -selves. The number and gender of the accompanying noun determine the exact translation. j o` a;nqrwpoj, the man himself ; auvth. h` avdelfh,, the sister herself ; auvto. to. e;rgon, the deed itself ; oi` ui`oi. auvtoi,, the sons themselves. In some constructions the translation very or that very may be suitable: evn auvth/| th/| w[ra|, in that very hour.
A Primer of Biblical Greek by N. Clayton Croy