Tag Archives: Greek

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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WOTD, χιτών

The word of the day is… χιτών,χιτῶνος, ὁ Greek, chitōn, chitōnos, ho, 1. tunic, shirt (worn close to skin), 2. metaph. coating, outer membrane

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It’s That Time Of Year…

For books! And my birthday. But it’s still a perfectly good excuse to get books. My wife perused my Amazon wish list and wisely chose two books that I had been wanting. She’s had them for over a month now, … Continue reading

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WOTD, ἐγγίζω

The word of the day is… ἐγγίζω, ἐγγιῶ, ἤγγισα, ἤγγικα, -, – Greek, eggizō, eggiō, ēggisa, ēggika, -, -, 1. to bring near, to join one thing to another 2. to draw or come near to, to approach

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WOTD, χαλκός

The word of the day is… χαλκός, χαλκοῦ, ὁ Greek, xalkos, xalkou, ho, 1. copper 2. used for anything made of metal, and specifically bronze (alloy of copper and tin) 3. copper coinage

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