Holy Bible: The Greek New Testament
Like NA27, this is the leading edition of the original text of the New Testament. It contains the same Greek text as NA27, differing only in some details of punctuation and paragraphing. The format of UBS...more
When I started earnestly trying to read the Greek New Testament, I had been studying Greek for over five years. It took me nine months, reading at the rate of about a chapter a day. These days, I rarely read it in English, I get so absorbed in Paul's passionate rhetoric, John's simple challenges, and all the other writings, high-level, low-level, or anything in between. I get more out of it every time, and have never looked back.
Anyway, the Gospel of John is an easy Greek read that gives you the flavor of early Christian thought.
I had expected to find graphic evidence of the change of direction from OT to NT, the shift from a vengeful god to a loving one. Certainly, there’s quite a lot of talk to that effect, lots of talk about how you must love your brother, but ...more
In their first edition, bizarrely, it was entirely in italics. Later versions corrected this, but produced an even harder to read font.
OK, this is supposed to be a review of this UBS version - but the p ...more
Barclay Newman's The UBS Greek New Testament: A Reader's Edit ...more
This Bible becomes a part of you! If you get, MAKE SURE TO KEEP the little chart that it comes with! You're going to need it for Exegesis.
ALSO get the Textual Commentary of the Greek New Testament too! It explains why they gave the letter grade they did in the UBS.
The paper is actually a little too thin, but the volume is well–bound and of a portable size; and while some may not, I appreciate the fact that the cover is flexible.
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