Grammar handbook of the new testament. Professor of New Testament. Αμαθεστατε και κακε αφες τον παλαιον, can' t you leave the old reading alone , μη μεταποιει ( Fool , knave .
Links updated May. Building on the belief that the task of exegesis is to understand the divine- human intention locked within the biblical text. The New Testament was written in a form of Koine Greek, which was the common language of the Eastern Mediterranean from the Conquests of Alexander the Great ( 335– 323 BC) until the evolution of Byzantine Greek ( c.