This course introduces Koine Greek, a dialect of Ancient Greek in which the New Testament was written. The textbook and workbook are required for this course.

Course: Biblical Greek I

Students ready for Greek

This course introduces the basic grammar, syntax and vocabulary of biblical Greek, preparing the learner to translate, interpret and apply Scripture. Recognizing the importance of using the original language for the interpretation of the New Testament, you will acquire a thorough foundation in biblical Greek.

  • Understand the basic grammar and syntax of biblical Greek.
  • Know foundational Greek vocabulary words (about 320).
  • Translate from the New Testament.
  • Utilize commentaries and biblical resources that require knowledge of the Greek language.

Texts required in class

The following texts are required in preparing the course.

  • Mounce, W.D. Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar, 2nd Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003.
  • Mounce, W.D. Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar Workbook, 2nd Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003.
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