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Posted: 3/15/16
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The Essential Library (Level II)

Kick your Greek knowledge up a notch by adding another shelf to your basic Greek library. If you already own the essential library, you can turn it into an impressive library for an additional $300.

This addition with make your library a better reference library. Exegetical books, readers and commentaries are important for improving exegesis but are not mentioned in this library.

1. More Reference Grammars

2. Lexicons and Dictionaries

3. Study Aids

1. More Reference Grammars:

Grammars don't always agree. So it is a good idea to have a shelf full to get more than one opinion on a grammatical issue. See the reference page for more grammars.

Publisher (date) ISBN
Brief description and comment, (review links)
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Biblical Greek Reference Grammars

Robertson, A.T. A Grammar of the Greek New Testament In the Light of Historical Research,
Broadman & Holman Publishers (June 1947); ISBN: B00MF5GXI6
(Amazon reviews) This grammar is still stands as the most exhaustive grammar written. The kindle version is an amazing value for a reference.
$84.99 $9.99 Amazon

Funk, Robert A Greek Grammar of the New Testament & Other Early Christian Literature
University of Chicago Press (June, 1961); ISBN: 0226271102
326 pp.
$70.00 $67.00 Amazon

Classical Greek Grammar

Smyth, Herber W. A Manual Grammar of New Greek Testament (revised ed.)
Martino Fine Books (November 2013); ISBN: 1614275238
The traditional and standard reference grammar for classical Greek as well as biblical Greek. You can find free versions of this text online if you are interested in those.
810 pp.
$43.95 $18.50 Amazon

2. Lexicons and Dictionaries:


Mounce, William Analytical Greek Lexicon
Zondervan (March 1993); ISBN: 0310542103
Analytical Greek lexicons show the parsing and meaning of every form of every word in the New Testament. There are a number of analytic lexicons available. You can get some really good deals on used copies. This one looks like the best value for one in print.
560 pp.
$42.99 $30.00 Amazon


Moulton & Milligan Vocabulary of the Greek Testament
Hendrickson Publishers (Oct. 1997; reprint e); ISBN: 1565632710
A standard New Testament Greek dictionary
768 pp.
$39.95 $14.37 Amazon

3. Study Aids:

Mounce, William The Morphology of Biblical Greek
Zondervan Publishing Co. (Dec. 1994); ISBN: 0310226368
This book explains the system of word spellings. There are many helps for irregular forms.
388 pp.
$36.99 $27.09 Amazon

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