TH5612 - Introduction to New Testament Greek 2

TH5612

Introduction to New Testament Greek 2

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20 CC   10 ECTS

Distance Learning: King's Evangelical Divinity School eCampus

TH4611 or TH5611 is a pre-requisite unless the student can demonstrate an equivalent standard of Greek.

Cannot be taken with TH4612

10 hours course material and delivery 10 hours
190 generated self study 190 hours

Students have access to an online discussion forum to communicate with tutors and other students, along with e-mail support from tutors. Where appropriate, telephone support is also available.
Scheduled hours Placement Hours Independent Guided study
10 0 190

Core course material is expected to be used fully and typically includes recorded lectures and reading of select textbooks, papers or book extracts. All students are expected to listen to all of the course lectures and read the required materials. A range of supporting teaching material is also available to students as further recommended learning options.

  1. Selected Irregular Verbs, eg. `to be’.
  2. Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns
  3. Personal Pronouns and Relative Pronouns
  4. Imperfect Active and Future Active Tenses
  5. Present, Imperfect and Future Passive Tenses
  6. Past Active Tenses of the Greek Verbs
  7. More Irregular Verbs
  8. All Passive Tenses of Regular Greek Verbs
  9. The Subjunctive Mood and Tenses
  10. Participles and Prepositions

  • Provide a continuation of Greek studies following module New Testament Greek 1
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the essentials of Biblical Greek
  • Be able to utilise the knowledge and understanding acquired during the course in order to make use of key analytical study tools in basic exegesis
  • Be able to read and exegete basic Greek passages from the New Testament.
  • Be in a position to move on to further, more advanced Greek study

Audio lectures, guided reading, individual study, and individual support where appropriate. Students will prepare for assignments individually using interactive online learning material. Students are encouraged, but not required, to participate in online theological discussion on the eCampus Forum.

  1. An advanced capacity to understand further essentials of Greek grammar particularly verbs, adjectives and pronouns
  2. A comprehensive ability to parse and read simple Greek passages from the New Testament and an understanding of the essentials of Greek translation and exegesis.
  3. The development of advanced skills in analysing Greek morphology necessary for translation and exegesis.
  4. A capacity to read and understand technical and critical Greek discussions in academic commentaries and other reference works.

Component Weighting % Learning outcome(s) assessed Assessment category
1Portfolio100%1-4Coursework


Portfolio comprising exegetical essay (75%) and set of translation exercises (25%) 
Reassessment as assessment

Bauer, W., Danker, F. W., Arndt, W. F., and Gingrich, F. W. (2000). A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature (3rd ed.). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Campbell, C. R. (2008). Basics of Verbal Aspect in Biblical Greek. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.

Campbell, C. R. (2015). Advances in the Study of Greek: New Insights for Reading the New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.

Carson, D. A. (1985). Greek Accents: A Student’s Manual. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker.

Duff, J. (2005). The Elements of New Testament Greek (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Jordaan, G. J. C. (2013). Ancient Greek Inside Out: The Semantics of Grammatical Constructions. Guide for Exegetes and Students in Classical and New Testament Greek. Berlin: Lit.

McLean, B. H. (2014). Hellenistic and Biblical Greek: A Graduated Reader. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Robinson, T. A. (2007). Mastering New Testament Greek: Essential Tools for Students. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson.  

Runge, S. E. (2010). Discourse Grammar of the Greek New Testament: A Practical Introduction for Teaching and Exegesis. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson.

Wallace, D. B. (1996). Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.

Alexander Yukhymishen

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