New Testament Greek A


Rev. Anthony Dean CM Semester 1, 2020
Wednesday 10.00am – 1.00pm

This unit introduces the student to the basic morphology, syntax and vocabulary of New Testament Greek. Attention is paid to the fundamental word forms of a highly inflected language. Throughout the semester selected texts from the Gospels of Mark and John are presented, integrating the grammar learnt with biblical examples.

Census Date

Tuesday 17 March




face-to-face 3-hour weekly classes in semester


  • weekly written tests (10 x 200 words) 30%
  • one 2-hour examination (2,000 words) 50%
  • one 3,000-word Investigation (language) 20%

Set Text Recommended for Purchase

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


  • Aland, Barbara, Kurt Aland, Johannes Karavidopoulos, Carlo M. Martini and Bruce M. Metzger, eds. The Greek New Testament: [with dictionary]. 5th Rev. ed. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 2014.
  • Countryman, Louis W. Read it in Greek: An Introduction to New Testament Greek. Grand Rapids, MN: W. B. Eerdmans, 1993.
  • Decker, Rodney J. Reading Koine Greek: An Introduction and Integrated Workbook. Grand Rapids, MN: Baker Academic, 2014.
  • Jay, Eric G. New Testament Greek: An Introductory Grammar. Rev. ed. London: SPCK, 1978.
  • Powers, B. Ward. Learn to Read the Greek New Testament: An Approach to New Testament Greek Based upon Linguistic Principles. 5th ed. Adelaide: SPCK, 1995.
  • Whittaker, Molly. New Testament Greek Grammar: An Introduction. London: SCM, 1969.