Punctuation and Ancient Greek

On July 8, 2014 I published the following in response to a question I received from a reader. The earliest Greeks did not have any equivalent to our modern device of punctuation. Sentence punctuation was invented several centuries after the time of Christ. Most of the oldest copies of both the Greek New Testament and…

Unequally Yoked

Μὴ γίνεσθε ἑτεροζυγοῦντες ἀπίστοις (Originally published June 26, 2013) Recently I was approached by a friend who wanted my take on Paul’s comment that Christians should not be “unequally yoked with unbelievers” (2 Cor. 6:14). This particular friend is in an interfaith marriage and had been challenged by someone who took Paul’s comment as a…

Why has this blog been down for a year!?

 In November of 2020, this blog suffered a malicious attack. At that time it was located at GreekLanguage.blog. I have not owned that domain name since the disaster. Given that I run the blog as a passtime, and not as my full-time job, it is taking me a considerable amount of time to rebuild.  The…