New Testament Words
In this volume, William Barclay examines many of the key words of the Greek New Testament, explaining what these words meant to the original writers and to those who read their words for the first time. The author enthusiastically traces...
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In this volume, William Barclay examines many of the key words of the Greek New Testament, explaining what these words meant to the original writers and to those who read their words for the first time. The author enthusiastically traces the meaning of these words in classical Greek, in the Septuagint, in Hellenistic Greek and in the papyri.
The Daily Study Bible Series of New Testament Words provides a useful volume for anyone's study as it traces English words to their earlier Greek meanings. The book contains sixty key Greek words used in the New Testament and lends itself to use as a handy addition to The Daily Study Bible series.
Barclay traces the meaning of these words in classical Greek, in the Septuagint, in Hellenistic Greek, and in the papyri. This volume covers all the words originally explained in Barclay's A New Testament Wordbook and More New Testament Words, and it includes an index providing access, by both Greek and English, to every mention of these words in The Daily Study Bible.
Born 1907 in Scotland, William Barclay studied at Glasgow and Marburg universities. He was ordained in 1933 and inducted to Renfrew Trinity Church until 1946 when he was appointed Lecturer in New Testament Language and Literature at Glasgow University and later to the position of Professor in New Testament and Divinity. In 1956 the Degree of Doctor of Divinity was conferred on him and he held several prestigious academic positions subsequently. Barclay was a theologian, author, editor, lecturer and broadcaster. His Daily Study Bible won international acclaim, and in 1968 he published his own translation of the New Testament. Barclay was married to Barbara and had three children, he died in 1978.