Greek

Behold?

Just a quick question for those who take joy and pleasure in the art/science of translating–how do you typically translate ἰδού? I’ve been working through Matthew and it shows up frequently (as it does in the other synoptics) and my tendency is to default to the age-old “behold.” Do any of you translate it differently?… Continue reading Behold?

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Book Review: A Reader’s Greek New Testament (3d ed)

A Reader’s Greek New Testament, 3d Edition Richard J. Goodrich and Albert L. Lukaszewski Zondervan | CBD | Amazon Many thanks to the kind folks at Zondervan for this review copy! A Reader’s Greek New Testament I picked up my first reader’s Greek New Testament some years ago now. It was Zondervan’s iteration, A Reader’s… Continue reading Book Review: A Reader’s Greek New Testament (3d ed)

Ancient Literature

Today’s Reading from the Ancient World

Today’s ancient reading comes from the Sibylline Oracles, a collection of ecstatic prophecies that were common in the ancient world. This particular text comes from the first book and touches on a number of elements found in the Hebrew Bible and the NT. Enjoy! Beginning from the first generation of articulate men down to the… Continue reading Today’s Reading from the Ancient World