Spinning Flowers and Anxiety

Lilies don’t spin. But what does that have to do with anything? I’ve read Matthew several times, but for some reason I’ve never pursued exactly what is meant when Jesus says that the lilies don’t “spin.” Matthew 6:28–29 Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow. They neither labor nor spin, but I tell […]

Matthew 1-8:1 – Text & Vocab

This PDF includes the text and vocab of Matthew 1-8:1. Each line of the text has enough room to write parsing notes or a translation below it. Vocab is listed alphabetically in the back and includes words that occur 30 times or less in the New Testament. Finishing the second half of Croy’s Greek grammar and […]

HB in the DSS using Accordance 11

Here is a video showing how you can use the INFER-search to find direct or indirect references to the Hebrew Bible in the DSS. The steps are the same as those listed yesterday for the NT in the Didache post. There is audio in this one. Steps: Open a tagged Hebrew Bible, limit your search […]

NT in the Didache using Accordance 11

Here is a 2 minute video (no sound) showing how to use the INFER-search in Accordance to find potential citations and allusions to the NT in the Didache. You can open the video in a new tab by clicking in the top right of the embedded video. The steps: Type an asterisk and press ENTER […]

Software for Sale – Logos & Brill

Several items for sale. If you are interested, you can use the form below to contact me. Logos Logos requires the buyer to pay a $20 license transfer fee. You only pay this once, whether you buy one or all of these items. Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism: $45 BDF NT Greek Grammar: $30 Moulton-Howard-Turner NT […]

1 John – text and vocab

The linked file includes the text of 1 John with vocab at the back. The vocab includes only words that occur in 1 John and appear 50 times or less in the New Testament. It isn’t a reader style layout; the vocab is listed alphabetically in the back. This is something you could easily print […]

The Committee’s Goal & Guiding Principles

This post provides some reading notes on chapter 2 of Dominique Barthélemy’s Studies in the Text of the Old Testament: An Introduction to the Hebrew Old Testament Text Project, trans. Stephen Pisano et al., Textual Criticism and the Translator 3 (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2012). Earlier posts provide notes on the Introduction and part 1, […]