Greek Reading 2
BibleMesh Biblical Languages

Greek Reading 2

In Greek Reading 2 you will continue to learn Greek grammar and vocabulary by translating the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5–7). Building on what you have learned in Greek Reading 1, you will master Level 2 grammar topics and, upon completion, you will know all vocabulary that appears 50 times or more in the Greek New Testament.

At a Glance

  • Access to all Level 2 text-based resources, audio recordings, videos, and assessment tools
  • Access to the BibleMesh Cerego vocabulary learning system for all words from the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5–7) and all words that appear 50 times or more in the Greek New Testament
  • 24/7 access for 6, 12 or 18 months to complete the course at your own pace
  • Take the course either as a Stand-Alone Course ($199 or $299 options) or with the Transcript Service Package. Which one is right for me?

Advanced

120 hours

 

This course can be taken for academic credit through the BibleMesh Institute: Click Here.

More Details

In Greek Reading 2 you will continue to learn Greek grammar and vocabulary by translating the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5–7). Accessing our online course at your own convenience, you will read text-based resources, watch instructional videos, listen to audio recordings, use our cutting-edge vocabulary building application, and engage our extensive assessment tools. Using this combination of learning methods, you will master Level 2 grammatical concepts and review Level 1 grammatical concepts. Upon completion of the course, you will also know all vocabulary that appears 50 times or more in the Greek New Testament. Your guided reading of the Sermon on the Mount will deepen your understanding of the Greek language and increase your confidence to read the Greek New Testament.

This course is suitable for you if you have completed Greek Reading 1 or if you have previously studied Greek and are looking to refresh your knowledge. 

Example Timeframe: 8–10 hours per week in order to complete in 16 weeks

Which option is right for me?

  Stand-Alone Course
($199 or $299)
Transcript Service Package
($399)
6-month access to the course content ($199 option)
12-month access to the course content ($299 option)
18-month access to the course content Yes
Text-based resources Yes Yes
Audio recordings Yes Yes
Teaching videos Yes Yes
Individual assessment Yes Yes
Vocabulary learning system Yes Yes
Online technical support Yes Yes
Permanent record of course grades & account info Yes
Grades transferable to academic institutions Yes
Eligible for cross-enrollment in partner institutions Yes
Registrar support Yes
Accreditable course Yes
Eligible for BibleMesh Completion Certificate Yes Yes

Course Overview

You will learn vocabulary words that appear 50–99 times in the Greek New Testament (about 125 words total), review the content of Level 1, and learn key information about the following grammar topics:

  • Nominal uses of genitive and dative cases
  • Uses of Αὐτός
  • Personal pronouns
  • Possessive pronouns
  • Demonstrative pronouns
  • Present middle/passive indicative forms
  • Imperfect middle/passive indicative forms
  • First aorist active indicative forms
  • Future active indicative forms
  • Future middle/passive indicative forms
  • Future forms with contract verbs
  • Middle and passive functions of the middle/passive voice
  • Imperative mood
  • Commands and prohibitions
  • Imperfective active imperative forms
  • Imperfective middle/passive imperative forms
  • Perfective active imperative forms
  • Perfective middle/passive imperative forms
  • Subjunctive mood
  • Contract verbs
  • Square of stops
  • Imperfective middle/passive infinitive form
  • Perfective middle/passive infinitive forms
  • Participles introduction
  • Agents and other semantic roles

Placement Tests

BibleMesh offers Greek and Hebrew placement tests to determine whether students with previous exposure to Greek or Hebrew should enroll in Level 1 or Level 2. Placement test available here.

Instructors

Mark Dubis
Dr. Mark Dubis

Mark Dubis is Professor of Biblical Studies at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He has a passion for ancient languages, having taught Greek, Hebrew, and Latin. He also has a special concern for the global needs of Bible translation. He is the author of 1 Peter: A Handbook on the Greek Text among other publications. Mark provides a high-level understanding of both linguistic and exegetical principles and, from his years in the classroom, he knows how to make student learning enjoyable and effective.

Nicholas Ellis
Dr. Nicholas Ellis

Nicholas Ellis was College Lecturer of Biblical and Hellenistic Greek at Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford from 2009-2014. He is now a postdoctorate visiting research scholar at Duke University. With an academic background in biblical studies, Jewish studies, and New Testament studies, Nicholas provides the team with excellent classroom experience and a keen interest in linguistic, theological, and historical research. Nicholas completed his graduate studies in Theology (New Testament) from the University of Oxford. He is the author of The Hermeneutics of Divine Testing: Cosmic Trial and Biblical Interpretation in the Epistle of James and Other Jewish Literature (WUNT: Mohr Siebeck, 2014), among other publications.