English Derivatives from The Greek New Testament
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ENGLISH DERIVATIVES FROM THE GREEK NEW TESTAMENT was written by Charles Van der Pool the translator of The Apostolic Bible. The word “derive” means, “To have as a source.” The source or root of many English words are Greek words, and English derivatives retain a resemblance of the original Greek word in pronunciiation and spelling. For example, the word “philosophy” is derived from two Greek words, transliterated as “philos” and “sophia.” The word “philos” means “friend” and “sophia” means “wisdom,” and combined they mean “friend of wisdom.” Therefore the word “philosophy” is an English derivative from the Greek language.
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One-half of the Greek words in the New Testament are
sources of English Derivatives and this book lists these occurrences by the AB-Strong number. The example above shows the
structure of the book.
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In learning the Greek language the seeker faces three obstacles - learning a new alphabet, memorizing
vocabulary and learning Greek grammar. This book addresses two of these obstacles - learning the
alphabet with true Greek pronunciation, and memorizing Greek vocabulary.
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English Derivatives from the New Testament is also used as a workbook in our free video seminars found on our websites. Whenever a word from English Derivatives from the Greek New Testament appears in the Apostolic Bible text of the chapter-by-chapter video seminar, then the AB-Strong number above the word is highlighted in yellow.
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