LA005-612 – New Testament Greek B

Credit Points

12 Credit Points (CPS)

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will

Know and understand

  • New Testament Greek grammar and syntax through completing one standard elementary grammar of New Testament Greek
  • About 300-600 words of Greek vocabulary
  • Grammatical issues that influence translation and the meaning of the text

Be able to

  • Apply grammatical discussions of the Greek New Testament text
  • Translate four chapters of the Greek New Testament (eg. Mark 1-4, Philippians) into English
  • Discuss translation issues that influence exegetical work
  • Use aids to understanding the Greek Testament such as lexicons, grammars, concordances, commentaries and software tools

Be in a position to

  • Continue translation and grammatical analysis of Greek New Testament texts
  • Identify the interplay between translation and interpretation
  • Commence exegesis of the Greek text of the New Testament


Typical areas to be covered would include:

  • Completion of standard introduction to New Testament Greek (e.g. Mounce).
  • Translation of selected passages of the New Testament (e.g. Mark 1–4, Philippians, or passages of comparable length and difficulty).