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DesertBerean
08-14-2018, 09:13 AM
I have a NIV greek - English interlinear NT and a couple of bible dictionaries around someplace. I will be weeding through my books and updating perhaps some of the references I use, including that interlinear for I hear there are updated information.

I don't see any threads here with recommendations of good references for the lay person. So can my fellow TWebbers provide recommendations of must have study references?

Sparko
08-14-2018, 09:48 AM
I like Studylight.org - they have a lot of tools like a greek and hebrew lexicon and a searchable interlinear bible with each word hyperlinked to a dictionary.

mikewhitney
08-14-2018, 10:32 AM
>>This site has various scholarly writings and older commentaries
https://www.biblicalstudies.org.uk/

>>Rating of commentaries with short notation of the audience-focus of each
https://www.bestcommentaries.com/

>>Biola's list of recommended NT commentaries
http://libguides.biola.edu/ld.php?content_id=3871026

>>Look up Greek with sort-of hyperlink to the Greek Lexicon,below
http://nttranscripts.uni-muenster.de/AnaServer?NTtranscripts+0+start.anv

>>Greek Lexicon
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0057%3Aentry%3De u%28%2Frhsis

One Bad Pig
08-14-2018, 10:53 AM
>>This site has various scholarly writings and older commentaries
https://www.biblicalstudies.org.uk/

>>Rating of commentaries with short notation of the audience-focus of each
https://www.bestcommentaries.com/

>>Biola's list of recommended NT commentaries
http://libguides.biola.edu/ld.php?content_id=3871026

>>Look up Greek with sort-of hyperlink to the Greek Lexicon,below
http://nttranscripts.uni-muenster.de/AnaServer?NTtranscripts+0+start.anv

>>Greek Lexicon
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0057%3Aentry%3De u%28%2Frhsis
See also The New Testament Gateway (http://www.ntgateway.com/), Bible.org (https://www.bible.org), The Credo House (https://credohouse.org/), and The Blue Letter Bible (http://www.blueletterbible.org).

Sparko
08-14-2018, 11:10 AM
sticking the thread - seems useful.

DesertBerean
08-14-2018, 11:30 AM
Go for it.

DesertBerean
08-14-2018, 11:31 AM
Interesting...no print sources?

Sparko
08-14-2018, 11:34 AM
Interesting...no print sources?

What is this "print" thing you speak of?

DesertBerean
08-14-2018, 11:35 AM
Lol....and nevermind... there are a variety of media here!

mikewhitney
08-14-2018, 11:36 AM
Interesting...no print sources?

You need a printer for that.

mikewhitney
08-14-2018, 11:39 AM
Did you want commentaries, greek references, overview of NT, overview of NT, pauline epistles, or eschatology?

Cow Poke
08-14-2018, 12:20 PM
You need a printer for that.

I can print, but my cursive is faster, and less easy to read.

Cow Poke
08-14-2018, 12:20 PM
Did you want commentaries, greek references, overview of NT, overview of NT, pauline epistles, or eschatology?

OK

rogue06
08-14-2018, 12:30 PM
I can print, but my cursive is faster, and less easy to read.
Mom always said you shoulda been a doctor.



Of course you wouldn't have singed your eyebrows off if you could read your own writing and didn't mistake potassium nitrite for potassium nitrate.

Cow Poke
08-14-2018, 12:34 PM
Mom always said you shoulda been a doctor.



Of course you wouldn't have singed your eyebrows off if you could read your own writing and didn't mistake potassium nitrite for potassium nitrate.

What are you talking about? Possums don't migrate!

DesertBerean
08-14-2018, 01:06 PM
Did you want commentaries, greek references, overview of NT, overview of NT, pauline epistles, or eschatology? stuff that the layperson can use easily without having to know languages . Historical stuff would be good too....

mikewhitney
08-14-2018, 01:19 PM
You might try An Introduction to the New Testament by Carson and Moo

I was reading this:
An Introduction to the New Testament: Contexts, Methods & Ministry Formation by deSilva

And for Paul's writings I read:
Rediscovering Paul by Capes and others

These last two were a bit too basic for me but might be helpful to others. Also, these often emphasized New Perspective of Paul which may have messed up things as much as it helped.

These all would require at least a knowledge of English.

37818
08-14-2018, 01:56 PM
The New King James has New Testament notes regarding most of the variant readings of note. The foot note would have either NU or M or both.
N is for the Nestle Aland Greek New Testament reading, the U is for the United Bible Society New Testament reading. The M is for what was being regarded as the Majority Greek text reading. One does not need to know Greek to use this.

mikewhitney
08-15-2018, 12:44 PM
I have appreciated the teaching of Steve Gregg. I've probably not heard the latest versions available now but suspect they are as similar to what he had taught before.

http://www.thenarrowpath.com/

The topical study on Isaiah was a big help to see the broad patterns going on.

You can try printing the audio files if you like.

DesertBerean
08-15-2018, 02:48 PM
You can try printing the audio files if you like.

:brood:

DesertBerean
08-15-2018, 02:54 PM
I have a parallel Bible with NIV and the Message. There are footnotes about variants in the NIV side. Message has none about the Johnanine Comma, but I do enjoy the different expression the Message gives.

I would say every Christian must have a Bible with notes as discussed here, and perhaps some historical background as well.

37818
08-15-2018, 08:31 PM
Thee, thy, thou and thine. Translations which use old English singular pronouns, are useful in that one does not need to know the Hebrew or the Greek to know the individual is being addressed and when the plural pronoun is being used.

The ten commandments are addressed to the individual.

The seven letters to the seven churches are addressed to each angel [messenger] of those churches.

When Jesus addresses Nicodemus, addresses him as an individual, switches to plural when He says, "You must be born over." That everyone must be born over. See NIV note on this.

One Bad Pig
08-16-2018, 06:38 AM
I have a parallel Bible with NIV and the Message. There are footnotes about variants in the NIV side. Message has none about the Johnanine Comma, but I do enjoy the different expression the Message gives.
:eww: