Win a Free Copy of the New UBS5 Greek New Testament with Dictionary

By now many of you Words on the Word readers will have heard that the UBS edition of the Greek New Testament has recently been published in its fifth revised edition, the UBS5. See here for more. Check out this smart graphic from Hendrickson Publishers announcing the edition (academia needs more good infographics): Just as … Continue reading Win a Free Copy of the New UBS5 Greek New Testament with Dictionary

NICOT in Olive Tree, reviewed

Ask a group of pastors, seminarians, professors, or serious Bible readers, “What one commentary series on the Old Testament would you most recommend?” and you’re likely to hear: “NICOT.” Eerdmans’ New International Commentary on the Old Testament blends scholarship with application in a readable and engaging manner. Few, if any, commentary series are consistently this good throughout … Continue reading NICOT in Olive Tree, reviewed

The Bible You Would Have Brought to Your 3rd Century Church Service

Look at that! It’s an all-Greek Bible. Just like the one Jesus carried around! Okay, not quite, but it is very good to see the Greek Septuagint and the Greek New Testament together under one cover. Augustine would be pleased: For Greek aficionados—a 2-in-1 resource that’s designed specifically for extensive research, textual criticism, and other … Continue reading The Bible You Would Have Brought to Your 3rd Century Church Service

Zondervan’s NIV Greek and English New Testament, reviewed

Zondervan continues to publish great resources for learning and using Biblical Greek and Hebrew. I reviewed their Greek and Hebrew Reader’s Bible here. Now they have published a “diglot,” a Bible with two languages side-by-side, on facing pages, for the New Testament. This is also known as a “parallel Bible,” so that the reader can … Continue reading Zondervan’s NIV Greek and English New Testament, reviewed

An All-Greek Bible, coming this fall?

I hope this is real: Just found this on @christianbook.com – christianbook.com/Christian/Book… Someone likes you, @drjewest LXX/NA28! #lxx #na28 — Chuck Grantham (@ChuckGrantham) April 8, 2013 (via Jim West) Yes, this does appear to be a Greek Old Testament (LXX) and Greek New Testament (NA28) under one cover. Here’s the product page. The thing is more … Continue reading An All-Greek Bible, coming this fall?

Keep ’em coming back with the December Biblical Studies Carnival

Charles Spurgeon is reported to have said, “If you have to give a carnival to get people to come to church, then you will have to keep giving carnivals to keep them coming back.” And so we who blog in the fields of academic biblical studies and theology keep giving carnivals. So let Words on … Continue reading Keep ’em coming back with the December Biblical Studies Carnival