The Book Study Concordance of the Greek New Testament

I have longed for this book only to discover that it has been available for some time. This is not your general concordance; this one is for your study of individual books of the Bible. Rather than looking up a word and finding every reference to it in the whole Bible, I want to work with just the individual book I am studying.

Recently I have been preparing to teach the book of Titus for a seminary exegesis class. This book gave me great details I needed about Titus, in Greek. I can tell the class how many verses there are in Titus, but I cannot tell them how many words, because every translation has a different number. This work tells me how many there are in the Greek (291). It then takes me through every word in Titus alphabetically, giving the Greek word followed by the English. It then lists every occurrence, even the ones only used once. At the end of each book there is a frequency list, both alphabetical and by frequency.

Let me demonstrate one thing I learned while studying Titus this way. The word hina occurs 13 times. I had the students isolate these 13 hina clauses. They each proved to be an important statement Paul wanted Titus to get across to the believers on the Isle of Crete.

This is a very expensive book, but if you do word studies like I do, it is a great help, worth the investment. I only hope that Logos Bible Software picks this up and incorporates the concept, because the OT edition of this would require a wheelbarrow to carry.

Having spent the last eight years in Cape Town, South Africa, as academic dean of the Bible Institute of South Africa and serving there as a PCA missionary, Dennis and his wife Cindy, his son Dustin, daughter Bena, and son Innocent have returned to the states to rejoin the staff at Christian Education and Publications where he served for eleven years prior to going to South Africa.

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