Greek Dictionaries, Parsing Guides & Concordances

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Start Here

Beginner

Mounce, William – The Analytical Lexicon to the Greek New Testament  Buy  1993

Easy to use and read; contains words as they appear in the New Testament (as opposed to only their root word) and parses them.

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Intermediate

Thayer, Joseph Henry – A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament, being Grimm’s Wilke’s Clavis Novi Testamenti  1887  760 pp.

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Advanced

Bauer, Arndt, Gingrich, Danker – A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature  Univ. of Chicago 

2nd edition  1957/79  Buy
3rd edition  2001  Buy

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The parsing guides below will be of help..  Be sure also to check out the exegetical and theological dictionaries below..  For classical Greek (which forms background to the New Testament usage, though it does not always correspond exactly), Liddell & Scott is the standard.


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Liddell & Scott

Abridgments (Easier to Use)

A Lexicon: Abridged from Liddell & Scott’s Greek-English Lexicon  1871  815 pp.

An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon from the 7th Edition of Liddell & Scott’s  1882  920 pp.

Their Own

Liddell & Scott – A Greek-English Lexicon  1897  1,800 pp.  8th edition, revised & augmented

Updated  (Advanced)

**  Liddell & Scott – A Greek-English Lexicon  2003  4,340 pp.  Oxford  Rev. & aug. by Henry Stuart Jones & Roderick McKenzie

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Online

Perseus’ Greek Word Study Tool

Type English letters into the search box according to how the table shows they are aligned to the Greek letters of the Greek word you are interested in.  When one searches, the Greek word will appear with a definition from Liddell & Scott and other dictionaries.  The word will be parsed as well. 

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More Classical Greek Dictionaries

1800’s

Jones, John – The Tyro’s Greek and English Lexicon; or a Compendium in English of the Celebrated Lexicons of Damm, Sturze, Schleusner, Schweighaeuser…  1825  780 pp.  2nd edition

Schrevelius – The Greek Lexicon of Schrevelius, with many Additions  1826  910 pp.

Ewing, Greville – A Greek and English Lexicon: Originally a Scripture Lexicon and Now Adapted to the Greek Classics  1827  915 pp.

Pickering, John – A Greek and English Lexicon Adapted to the Authors Read in the Colleges and Schools in the United States and to Other Greek Classics  1829  930 pp.

Donnegan, James – Greek and English Lexicon, Principally on the Plan of the Greek and German Lexicon of Schneider…  1832  1,436 pp.

Wharton, Edward – Etymological Lexicon of Classical Greek  1882  170 pp.

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1900’s

Sophocles, E.A. – Greek Lexicon of the Roman and Byzantine Periods (from B.C. 146 to A.D. 1100)  1900  1,210 pp.

Martinband, James – Dictionary of Greek Literature  1966  420 pp.

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Septuagint Dictionaries

Lust, Eynikel & Hauspie – A Greek English Lexicon Of The Septuagint  2003

Muraoka, Takamitsu – A Greek English Lexicon Of The Septuagint  2009

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Septuagint Concordance

Redpath & Hatch – A Concordance to the Septuagint and the other Greek Versions of the Old Testament, including the Apocrypha  1897  Supplement  including a Hebrew to Greek Index at the end


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Parsing Guides to the New Testament

The Analytical Greek Lexicon: consisting of an Alphabetical Arrangement of Every Occurring Inflexion of every Word contained in the Greek New Testament Scriptures, with a Grammatical Analysis of each word…  n.d.  510 pp.  Samuel Bagster and Sons

These parsing guides make things easier to find in the dictionaries below, and help one in translating the sense of the word.  This work and Moulton below are arranged by the Greek alphabet.

Moulton, Harold – The Analytical Greek Lexicon Revised  1978  522 pp.

Zerwick, Maximilian & Mary Grosvenor – A Grammatical Analysis of the Greek New Testament  Pre  Buy  1st ed. 1974  5th ed. 1996  A Roman Catholic publisher

An interesting and helpful work.  Gives grammatical notes on each word of the Greek New Testament in the main text-block itself, in the chapter and verse order of each of the New Testament books.

Han, Nathan – Parsing Guide to the Greek New Testament  Buy  1994  496 pp.

This is helpful as it is laid out by book, chapter and verse through the Bible.  Only the verbs are parsed.  Unfortunately, the Greek text used is the 25th edition of Nestle-Aland, which sometimes differs from the Textus Receptus tradition.


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More New Testament Greek Dictionaries

1800’s

Laing, Henry – A New Greek and English Lexicon to the New Testament, on the Plan of Dawson’s Greek and Latin Lexicon… for the use of Schools  1821  450 pp. 

Robson, Charles – A Greek Lexicon to the New Testament on the Basis of Dr. Robinson’s, designed for Junior Students in Divinity and the Higher Classes in Schools  1839  534 pp.

Groves, John – A Greek and English Dictionary, comprising all the Words in the Writings of the Most Popular Greek Authors… and in the Septuagint and New Testament Designed for the Use of Schools  1839  740 pp.

Bloomfield, S.T. – A Greek and English Lexicon to the New Testament, especially adapted to the use of Colleges and Schools…  1840  490 pp.

Parkhurst, John – A Greek and English Lexicon to the New Testament  1845  870 pp.  revised by Rose & Major

Robinson, Edward – A Greek and English Lexicon of the New Testament  1850  820 pp.  New edition

**  Cremer, Hermann – Biblico-Theological Lexicon of New Testament Greek  1886  960 pp.  T. & T. Clark  3rd English edition

**  Thayer, Joseph Henry – A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament, being Grimm’s Wilke’s Clavis Novi Testamenti  1887  760 pp.

Green, Thomas Sheldon – A Greek-English Lexicon to the New Testament  1896  240 pp.  revised and enlarged

Berry, George R. – A New Greek-English Lexicon to the New Testament  in The Interlinear Literal Translation of the Greek New Testament with the Authorized Version  1897

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1900’s

Hickie, W.J. – Greek-English Lexicon to the New Testament after the Latest and Best Authorities  1911  220 pp.

**  Abbott-Smith, George – A Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament  1922  540 pp.

Louw, Johannes & Eugene Nida – Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament Based on Semantic Domains, 2 vols.  Buy  1988  American Bible Society

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2000’s

Mounce, William – Greek Dictionary  This is an online work in progress


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Exegetical & Theological Dictionaries

Beginner

Vine, W.E. – Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words  1940  1,600 pp.  Entries are in English.

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Intermediate

ed. Brown, Colin – The New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology, vol. 1 (A-F), 2 (G-P), 3 (P-Z)  1975  Zondervan  Evangelical  Able to be used by English-only readers; entries are alphabetical in English with Greek words provided.

ed. Silva, Moises – The New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology and Exegesis Set  Buy  2014  This is the 2nd edition to the work above.  Entries are by the Greek alphabet.

**  Kittel, Gerhard – Theological Dictionary of the New Testament: Abridged in One Volume  Buy  1983  1,390 pp.  Greek words are transliterated into English; has an English-term index making it accessible for English-only users.  Very cost efficient.

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Advanced

Balz, Horst & Gerhard Schneider – Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament, vol. 1 (Aaron-Henoch), 2 (Ex-Opsonion), 3 (Pagideuo-Ophelimos)  1990  Eerdmans  Entries are in Greek.

Spicq, Ceslas – Theological Lexicon of the New Testament, 3 vols.  Buy  1995  tr. James D. Ernest  ‘The little Kittel’

**  Kittel, Gerhard – Theological Dictionary of the New Testament, 10 vols.  Buy

Analyzes the main, theologically significant words in the New Testament by tracing their meaning in classical Greek literature, inter-Testamental literature, the New Testament and sometimes in Church history.  Very in-depth.

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Word Studies

Word Studies on the Greek of the New Testament

These works are laid out like a commentary on the New Testament (which is very convenient).  For more discussion of the Greek words in the New Testament, see the advanced commentaries on the same webpage.

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Synonyms

Tittmann, John Aug. Henry – Remarks on the Synonyms of the New Testament, vol. 1, 2  1833/37

**  Trench, Richard C. – Synonyms of the New Testament  1894  440 pp.  12th edition

Berry, George R. – ‘New Testament Synonyms’  25 pp.  being an appendix in The Interlinear Literal Translation of the Greek New Testament with the Authorized Version  1897

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New Testament Greek Concordances

English Friendly

Wigram, George – The Englishman’s Greek concordance of the New Testament  1844

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Greek Concordances


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English to Greek

Yonge, C.D. – An English-Greek Lexicon  1849  540 pp.

Hamilton, Henry – An English-Greek Lexicon  1868  280 pp.

Bullinger, Ethelbert – A Critical Lexicon and Concordance to the English and Greek New Testament  1895  1,030 pp.

Woodhouse, S.C. – English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language  1910  1,040 pp.

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