Exercises

Greek: Basic Vocabulary (300 Most Frequent Words )

The exercise contains words that occur in the New Testament 50 times or more. Mastering this vocabulary will give you a basic reading of the New Testament in the Greek language.

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Greek

Hebrew: Basic Vocabulary (700 Most Frequent Words)

The exercise contains words that occur in the Old Testament 50 times or more. Mastering this vocabulary will give you a basic reading of the Old Testament in the Hebrew language.

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Hebrew

Greek alphabet

The Greek alphabet has 24 letters. It is composed of both consonants and vowels. Today it is also used for technical symbols and labels.

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Greek

Hebrew alphabet

The Hebrew alphabet has 22 basic letters. It is primarily composed of consonants because vowels are the later addition to transcribe correct pronunciation.

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Call of Abraham (Genesis 12:1-9)

God is calling Abraham as an origin of new people of God, who will know true God and worship Him. These people will be founded upon trust in promises given by Lord. The whole abrahamic narrative will be about test of this trust.God is sending Abraham out of his birth land to a...

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Hebrew
73

Small Historical Creed (Deuteronomy 6:20-25)

In summary the text is trying to communicate this advice or warning: Remember what the Lord has done.It is all based on the question the Lord is suggesting that future generations will ask: "What is the meaning of the stipulations, decrees and laws the Lord our God has commanded...

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Hebrew
40

Decalogue (Exodus 20:1-17)

Ten Commandments belong among the most known texts of the Bible. However, it is not so much known that this text, in fact, can not be literary called as commandments.This is suggested both by the context, which speaks of Decalogue as "words" (Ex 20:1) or as "ten words" (Ex...

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Hebrew
64

Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:5-15)

One of the most known texts of the Bible is the Lord's prayer. This portion of the Bible is an integral part of Western society. We can hear it in movies or from people who are not Christians. The importance is highlighted by two occurrences in the New Testament in Matthew 6:5-15 and Luke...

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Adjectives

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Hebrew
89

All Declensions

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Greek
84

Apostles' Creed

Apostles’ Creed is one of the most known summaries of the Christian faith. Its purpose was to publicly declare, teach and defend the Christian faith. Its significance was also important in baptism to confess personal faith.The creed has a trinitarian structure, divided into three paragraphs...

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Augment

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Greek
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Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12)

Key word of eight beatitudes is word μακάριος (makarios) which could by simply translated as "happy". But in this case, the text has a much broader meaning in mind.Every beatitude is ended followed by reasoning why it is good to be so. And this reason...

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33

Body Parts

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Book of Job

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8

Cain and Abel (Genesis 4:1-16)

The story of Cain and Abel is the first following right after the events of the fall. The story of the fall is full of despair and fear of the uncertain future. Humanity lost everything: relationships (God and among themselves), home, and future. However, here a new story begins with a bright and...

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Hebrew
41

Concerning Spiritual Gifts (1 Corinthians 12:1-14:40)

The whole discourse on spiritual gifts is one of the most controversial sections in the entire Bible. The study of the original text and employment of literary criticisms open the text in a different way than usually done on the popular level.  We would like to point out one particular...

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Greek
15

Day of Atonement (Leviticus 16:1-34)

The day of atonement represented the key event in the whole year for Israel. It was a time when holy sanctuary was cleased from sins. The sins of the people were transfered to a goat, who was expeled to the desert. In this manner all of Israel's sins were removed.

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Hebrew
7

Defilement comes from within (Mark 7:1-23)

This story questions the very essence of what is really important in our religious life. It would be the mistake to just plain read the story and apply it into our life.Key Greek terms used here are παραδοσις meaning "tradition, something...

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Greek
9

Epistle of James

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4

Epistle of Jude

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Greek
16

Epistle to the Romans

The Epistle to the Romans was always drawing considerable attention among theologians. For example, it was this epistle which significantly contributed to conversion of Augustine, to Martin Luther's discovery of justification by faith or was used by Karl Barth to form manifesto of dialectical...

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Exaltation of Christ (Philippians 2:6-11)

This passage is considered to be a fragment of an early Christian hymn. Such hymns existed in order to honor and praise God.There is, of course, a pastoral frame around the hymn. The function of the hymn here is to persuade and motivate Philippian Christians to imitate Christ in his humbleness and...

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Greek
41

Great Commission (Matthew 28:16-20)

The Great Commission is the final moment of the gospel of Matthew before Jesus leaves His desciples. Disciples meet risen Lord at Galilee. They fall down on the ground in reverence, but "some had doubts" (Matt 28:17).Jesus is reacting on these doubts and assures disciples about his power, while He...

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