Why is Greek the language of the New Testament?
Greek was the language of the eastern parts of the Roman Empire, with the exception of the Palestinian Jews, who steadfastly stayed with Aramaic, the lingua franca of the old Persian Empire. All the New Testament authors were Greek speakers and they wrote for a Greek-speaking audience. Even Paul was a diaspora Jew, rather than a Palestinian Jew, and so would have been at home writing in Greek.
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The New Testament was written in Greek, generally in the sort of Greek used widely around the eastern Mediterranean. This form of Greek is known as the "Koine" and is rather s…impler than classical Greek as used by people like Plato. . The New Testament was written in "Koine Greek" also known as "Common Greek"
The New Testament was written entirely in Greek Koine , adialect of Attic Greek. KOINE Greek was the form of the language spread throughout the NearEast by the conquests of A…lexander the Great. This was the languageof the marketplace at the time of the early church. Since Greek wasspoken as a trade language throughout much of the Roman Empire,Christianity was able to spread from region to region without alanguage barrier.
In the times the New Testament was written, the official language was latin, since Rome was the emperor city. Jews official language was Hebrew and Greek was a very influencin…g language.
The only New Testament appearance of the word is in John 14:2 - In My Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place fo…r you. . The Greek word translated "mansions" is mone , which means "a staying, abiding, dwelling, abode."
The New Testament was written in Greek Koine. This was a dialect of Attic Greek (the dialect of Athens), that had been adopted throughout the Hellenistic world after the conqu…ests of Alexander. There were two variants of Greek Koine, essentially an upper and a lower variant. The New Testament was largely written in the lower variant.
The Old Testament was written and compiled for the people living in ancient Israel, and some of the later books were in Aramaic, not Hebrew. The New Testament was intended for… people everywhere, and Greek was the common language of the time it was written.
Euthus (yoo-thoos') or eutheos (yoo-theh'-oce); meaning "straightway, immediately, forthwith."
The New Testament was written in Greek Koine.
Yes. The 'Old Testament' was written in Hebrew and Aramaic, but the 'New Testament', was written in Greek. Yes, the New Testament was written in Greek
The Bible was written in various languages by various people overtime. The Greek Translation is just that - the New Testament inGreek. Greek was used as a diplomatic and trade… language during theRoman Empire - Most of the Eastern Med had been greek speaking forcenturies before the rise of Rome. Translating into Greek was therefore a good way of increasingreadership. Later translations to Latin and other languages werecarried out for the same reasons.
A: The New Testament gospels had already been translated into OldLatin by the time Jerome, whose full name was Sophronius EusebiusHieronymus, was commissioned in 382-383 to r…evise the translations.His intention was to "correct the mistakes made by inaccuratetranslators and the blundering alterations of confident butignorant critics, and further, all that has been inserted orchanged by copyists more asleep than awake." It is not certain that Jerome translated the remainder of the NewTestament, or whether this was undertaken by others. Jerome also translated the Old Testament. He had begun by relyingheavily on the Septuagint, but then abandoned it and worked fromthe Hebrew texts. He decided that the books found in the Septuagintbut not the Hebrew scriptures were nonsensical, so although he didtranslate some of them he rejected them as part of the OldTestament canon and labelled them as Apocrypha.
In New Testament
Although the everyday language of the Palestinian Jews was Aramaic, the New Testament was written in Greek because it was directed at a Greek-speaking audience. Christianity h…ad, by and large, failed to take hold among the Palestinian Jews.
In New Testament
A: All the books in the New Testament were originally written in Greek, so it was the authors themselves who were responsible for the Greek version. It was left to future ge…neration to select from the many books available which ones they felt were best suited to inclusion in the New Testament.
In New Testament
Strong's Greek 619 is the closest word I can find that has that broad of a scope as it does in English. Apolausis is the word meaning to have the faculty or experience of enjo…yment, to take pleasure in. Hope it helps.
In New Testament
The original text was written in Kione Greek which was the common language of Eastern Mediterranean.
In Bible Statistics and History
The New Testament in the Original Greek was created in 1881.