New Testament Greek 2

THL204 / THL443

This subject extends competence in New Testament Greek. Building on New Testament Greek 1, it develops an extended knowledge of vocabulary and Greek grammar, syntax and idioms. Translation of more difficult passages from the New Testament in Greek is integral to the subject.


One Semester


Semester 2 every year

Subject Points




Delivery Mode

On site at St Francis College Milton; or Externally – log in to listen and participate or view the lecture via video later.


THL101 New Testament Greek 1

Jeremy Duff, The Elements of New Testament Greek. Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN 9780521755504

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Prescribed Texts

4 small quizzes 5% each

2 exams (mid-semester and end of semester) 25 % each

1 exegetical assignment 30 %



This subject will cover the following topics:

  • Vocabulary

  • Thematic verbs (continued)

  • Participles

  • Infinitives

  • Subjunctive mood

  • Imperative mood

  • Athematic verbs

  • Intermediate translation (from Greek to English)

  • Beginning exegesis of passages in Greek

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:

  • be able to demonstrate enhanced facility with reading and comprehending the New Testament in Greek;

  • be able to demonstrate the acquisition of most of the vocabulary of the Greek New Testament;

  • be able to identify significant features of Greek grammar and syntax;

  • be able to translate passages from the Greek New Testament into English;

  • be able to conduct basic exegesis of passages from the Greek New Testament;

  • be able to demonstrate an enhanced appreciation of the importance of New Testament Greek for biblical and theological study; and

  • be able to demonstrate self-guided learning, including sound research, writing and communication skills.