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Key Bible and Theological Reference Tools: Biblical Language Grammars

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This post is part of a series entitled Key Bible and Theological Reference ToolsThis series seeks to provide one with an introduction to some key Biblical and theological reference tools. In this series one will find basic explanations, significant examples, and other information about these reference tools.

Basic Description of Grammar

Biblical grammars provide grammatical and syntactical information on the Biblical languages. Not only do they serve as tools for learning the Biblical languages, but they also function as reference works for those engaging in exegesis of Biblical text in its original languages.

A Handbook to Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Grammar by Page H. Kelley (Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1994), 276-277.

Basics of New Testament Syntax: An Intermediate Greek Grammar by Daniel B. Wallace (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2000), 180-181. * Click on photo for larger image.

* This post’s information can be found within Rolfing Library’s research guides. See the guide to grammars here.


Author: Kirk E. Miller

Kirk E. Miller is a MDiv student at TEDS, reference assistant at Rolfing, and leader at Lake Drive Baptist Church (Milwaukee, WI). He blogs at You can follow him on Twitter at @KirkMiller_

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