Biblical Hebrew Verb Classes and Alternations

December 2, 2021 // The Biblical Languages Podcast Share this Post In this episode of the Biblical Languages Podcast, Kevin Grasso and Nick Messmer discuss how to group biblical Hebrew verbs into classes and why that matters for our understanding of those verbs and the language as a whole. Show notes This episode is based on a presentation Kevin gave … Read More

Who Killed Deponency?

November 17, 2021 // The Biblical Languages Podcast Share this Post In this episode of the Biblical Languages Podcast, Kevin Grasso and Nick Messmer discuss the concept of deponency in Greek studies. Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect: Show notes Resources mentioned in this episode: “The Syntactic Construction of Two Non-Active Voices: Passive and Middle” by Artemis Alexiadou … Read More

How To Refresh Your Greek Curriculum (with Bob Jones University)

November 3, 2021 // The Biblical Languages Podcast Share this Post In this episode of the Biblical Languages Podcast, Nick Messmer is joined by Esdras Oliveira Borges, Timothy Hughes, and Dan Olinger from Bob Jones University to discuss their recent Greek curriculum refresh. Show notes You can access the webinar recording we mention at the beginning of this episode here: … Read More

How to Know What Biblical Hebrew Words Mean (Part 8 of Lexical Semantics)

October 27, 2021 // The Biblical Languages Podcast Share this Post In this episode of the Biblical Languages Podcast, Kevin Grasso and Nick Messmer discuss the how to do lexical semantics to determine the meaning of biblical Greek words by looking at specific examples. Show notes This is Part 8 of our series on Lexical Semantics. Check out the other … Read More

Data, Fallacies, and Objections (Part 7 of Lexical Semantics)

October 20, 2021 // The Biblical Languages Podcast Share this Post In this episode of the Biblical Languages Podcast, Kevin Grasso and Nick Messmer discuss the importance of data, common fallacies, and objections to lexical semantics. Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect in this conversation: Show notes This is Part 7 of our series on Lexical Semantics. Check … Read More