Why is Greek the language of the New Testament?

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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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