A Grammar of the New Testament Dialect

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Allen & Morrill, 1841 - Greek language, Biblical - 312 pages
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Page 14 - ... lead him to coin new ones, which might better correspond with his own vernacular tongue. In a word, the manner of thinking and feeling, which was peculiar to the Hebrew, would still remain when he spoke or wrote Greek. His style, then, would consist of Hebrew thoughts clothed in Greek costume. But as the native language of Greece was not, and from the nature of the case could not be, so formed as to convey all the conceptions and feelings of Hebrews, no way could be devised of conveying them...
Page 11 - Greek by intercourse with those who spoke it there, is manifest from the nature of the case, and from the fact that the Jews, almost without exception, were averse to the learned study of the Greek language.
Page 176 - Verbs of asking and teaching govern two accusatives, the one of a person, and the other of a thing ; as, Poseímos te pacem, • We beg peace of thee.
Page 12 - Attic dialect, as modified by the intermixture of words used in other dialects, especially in the dialect of the Macedonians, and as employed in the language of intercourse. In other words, its predominant ingredient is the Attic dialect ; while its subordinate constituents are principally the Macedonic dialect, mixed with the peculiarities of those to whom Hebrew was vernacular. NOTE 2. The...
Page 156 - Vice versa, the plural form is often used where only an individual or particular thing is meant. Where the thought is designed to be general only, the plural is not unfrequently used.
Page 30 - Donatus) where, treating of myotacism, he calls it the careless pronunciation of m between two vowels (at the end of one word and the beginning of another...
Page 151 - Grammar of the New Testament," § 91, says on this point, that with reference to participles which are not mere adjectives, but retain the meaning of verbs, " no certain rule can be given here, inasmuch as it generally depends on the intention of the writer as to the prominence which he designs to give to the participial word, whether the article is inserted or omitted.
Page 179 - " a day. 82. The person or thing to or for which any thing is. or is done, is called an indirect object; eg, Balbiis puero viam monstrat.
Page 50 - Sing. Nom. Gen. Dat Асе. Voc. Dual NAV GD Plur. Nom. Gen. Dat Acc. Voc. Sing. Nom. Gen. Dat Acc. Voc.

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