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Study Sheet
Silva Chapter 4

  1. What are three possible meanings of the Greek word epiousios found in the Lord's Prayer?

  2. To what large language family does Greek belong?

  3. To what large language family do Hebrew and Aramaic belong?

  4. What kind of consonants are found in Hebrew and Aramaic that are not found in Greek?

  5. In what Old Testament book is a comparative approach to understanding word meanings especially needed?

  6. From what people did Abraham learn Hebrew?

  7. In what country did the Jews learn Aramaic?

  8. What are the different dialects of Greek?

  9. Whose conquests led to Greek being the lingua franca of the ancient world?

  10. What did the discovery of Greek papyri in Egypt reveal about the language of the New Testament?

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