Category Archives: Translation and Commentary

Old Books, New Boots

This morning, a friend at church handed me a book from the 20’s. It is a Greek Grammar by William Hersey Davis. Pretty sure enough has happened in the study/reconstruction of Koine Greek to call into question some of the contents, but … Continue reading

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Gender-Bending in John

I was reading the Bible on my cellphone the other day, and noticed that YouVersion had other languages beyond English! Well, since I’ve been spending my time in French, I thought I’d browse within the Nouvelle Edition de Genève (NEG79), … Continue reading

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Jonah 3:1-4

I am continuing in Learn Biblical Hebrew, by John Dobson. In an earlier post I translated Jonah 1:1-3 and I have been slow to post my work on  Jonah 3:1-4. this post will show that much of 3:1-4 is verbatim … Continue reading

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Dating John

This is useful for all of us who are spending the next little while studying the Gospel of John at The Mount, and anyone else interested in John’s message, I imagine. I found it especially thought-provoking. …This would  place John’s … Continue reading

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Jonah 1:1-3

I am continuing in Learn Biblical Hebrew, by John Dobson. Next up, Jonah 1:1-3 and 3:1-4 – primarily working narrative still, with the addition of more contact with personal pronoun endings on prepositions, as in “from me”, “before me”, or … Continue reading

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