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Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges (21 vols.)
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Overview

Featuring 15 distinguished scholars of the New Testament, the Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges (21 vols.) is an indispensable collection of references for studying the New Testament in its original language. Each volume contains a selected New Testament book in Greek, followed by a detailed and insightful commentary. These commentaries include outlines, verse-by-verse interpretation, historical facts, doctrinal discussions, word studies, and more. Written in an easy-to-understand style but still rich with biblical exegesis, this collection is perfect for anyone studying the New Testament in the Greek language.

A remarkable set of commentaries, this collection features well known scholars from the late 19th and early 20th centuries such as Alfred Plummer, Handley C. G. Moule, and Arthur Carr. Their recognized authority on biblical Greek leads readers to a fuller understanding of the Scriptures. Each volume also includes an in-depth introduction to the text, providing the reader with a complete overview and history of each Book of the New Testament—their authorship, their canonicity, where and why they were written, their literary history, and more. The goal may have been to produce these books for students in “schools and colleges,” but these volumes are ideal for anyone studying the New Testament in the Greek language, even if your school days are long behind you!

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Key Features

  • Complete New Testament in Greek
  • Each volume features a general and Greek index
  • Detailed introductions by the authors

Praise for the Print Edition

We could not point out better handbooks for the student of the Greek.

Expository Times

One of the most popular and useful literary enterprises of the nineteenth century.

Baptist Magazine

The value of the work as an aid to biblical study, not merely in schools, but among people of all classes who are desirous to have intelligent knowledge of the Scriptures, cannot easily be over-estimated.

The Scotsman

The books are scholarly without being pretentious, and information is so given as to be easily understood.

Sword and Trowel

Individual Titles

Matthew

  • Author: Arthur Carr
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1896
  • Pages: 330

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Arthur Carr’s preface to the Greek text of the book of Matthew provides a wonderful introduction to the Gospels. Carr examines the origins of the Synoptic Gospels, the life of Mathew, and the authorship, purpose, and characteristics of the Gospel. Carr also explores the various members of the family of Herod that are connected with New Testament history. Carr’s notes on the Greek text are practical and insightful.

Arthur Carr was a Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford and Assistant Master at Wellington College.

Mark

  • Author: G. F. Maclear
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1892
  • Pages: 236

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Before expounding the Greek text of the book of Mark, G. F. Maclear provides an introduction to the life of Mark and the circumstances of the composition of the Gospel. Maclear also provides a general analysis of the Gospel, discussing its structure and style. Maclear’s commentary on the Greek text is rich with historical, textual, and linguistic observations.

George Frederick Maclear, a prolific author and noted theologian, was the Head Master of King’s College, London for fourteen years.

Mark, 2nd Series

  • Author: Alfred Plummer
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1914
  • Pages: 392

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Plummer’s updated volume on the Gospel of Mark provides an interesting overview of the Book’s history, including its sources, its plan and contents, its characteristics in vocabulary and style, its literary history, and its integrity. The commentary on the Greek text is thorough and Plummer provides a short history on the origins of the Hellenistic Greek dialect commonly used by the Apostles.

Alfred Plummer (1841–1926) was educated at Exeter College, Oxford and was a Fellow of Trinity College. He is notably one of the editors of the International Critical Commentary series which contain his commentaries on Luke, 1 Corinthians, and 2 Corinthians. Plummer was also a contributor to The Expositor's Bible commentary set.

Luke

  • Author: F. W. Farrar
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1893
  • Pages: 525

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F. W. Farrar provides an excellent introduction to the Gospel of Luke in Koine. With a valuable preface that covers the life of Luke, the authenticity of the Gospels, characteristics of the Gospels, and Hellenistic Greek, Farrar’s helpful chapter-by-chapter notes equip the reader with the necessary tools to fully appreciate the Gospel of Luke in its original language.

F. W. Farrar (1831–1903) was educated at King’s College in London and Trinity College, Cambridge. The Archdeacon of Westminster and then Dean of Canterbury, Farrar was a prolific author and powerful preacher. His book, History of Interpretation, is also available from Logos.

John

  • Author: Alfred Plummer
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1896
  • Pages: 473

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Alfred Plummer’s insightful notes on the Greek text of the book of John is preceded by a thorough introduction covering the life of John, the object and plan of the Gospel, and its relation to the Synoptic Gospels. Plummer also includes a detailed analysis of John and a chapter dedicated to the authenticity of the Gospels.

Alfred Plummer (1841–1926) was educated at Exeter College, Oxford and was a Fellow of Trinity College. He is notably one of the editors of the International Critical Commentary series which contain his commentaries on Luke, 1 Corinthians, and 2 Corinthians. Plummer was also a contributor to The Expositor's Bible commentary set.

Acts

  • Author: J. R. Lumby
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1891
  • Pages: 539

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With almost four hundred pages of extensive commentary on the Book of Acts, Lumby has provided a thorough treatment on this important book of the Bible. Lumby also provides an insightful introduction where he examines the author of Acts, the date of the work, the sources for the narrative, and some difficulties in the modern scholarship of Acts.

J. R. Lumby was ordained in 1860 and became Norrisian Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge in 1879.

Romans

  • Author: R. St. John Parry
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1921
  • Pages: 308

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R. St. John Parry’s notes on the Greek text of Romans are rich with insightful observations and explanations. His introduction includes a detailed overview of the Epistle to the Romans: its genuineness, the date and place it was written, its character and contents, and its purpose. Parry also explores the history of the Roman Church and the doctrine of Justification.

 

R. St. John Parry (1858–1935) was Vice-Master of Trinity College at Cambridge University.

 

1 Corinthians

  • Author: J. J. Lias
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1905
  • Pages: 204

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“At the time of the Apostle’s visit, Corinth was the most considerable city in Greece,” begins Lias in the Introduction to this volume. Before providing almost two hundred pages of commentary on the Greek text, Lias provides an insightful introduction to 1 Corinthians, covering the date, place of writing, character, and genuineness of the Epistle. Lias also includes a chapter on the doctrine of the Resurrection.

J. J. Lias (1834–1923) was Chancellor of Llandaff Cathedral and a Hulsean Lecturer in Divinity and Lady Margaret Preacher at the University of Cambridge.

2 Corinthians

  • Author: Alfred Plummer
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1903
  • Pages: 329

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Plummer’s in-depth examination of 2 Corinthians contains a multi-chaptered introduction to this significant book of the Bible. In it, Plummer covers the genuineness of the Epistle, its purpose, the contents, and its language and style. Plummer also dedicates a chapter on the integrity of the Epistle, addressing head-on the controversial theory that 2 Corinthians may contain fragments from several different letters—portions of which Paul’s authorship are questioned.

Alfred Plummer (1841–1926) was educated at Exeter College, Oxford and was a Fellow of Trinity College. He is notably one of the editors of the International Critical Commentary series which contain his commentaries on Luke, 1 Corinthians, and 2 Corinthians. Plummer was also a contributor to The Expositor's Bible commentary set.

Galatians

  • Author: A. Lukyn Williams
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1914
  • Pages: 228

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Before his extensive commentary on Galatians, Lukyn provides a fascinating history of the people that inhabited the Province of Galatia around the time this was written. Lukyn also provides a chronology of Paul’s life, and includes a chapter on the permanent value of Galatians. It is in this spiritually uplifting Epistle that Williams believes one can find “the Gospel in its simplicity, which is the good news of the immediate pardon of the sinner, and of free grace continually bestowed in Christ.”

A. Lukyn Williams (1853–1943) was ordained to the priesthood in 1877, and became principal of Moore Theological College in 1878.

Ephesians

  • Author: J. O. F. Murray
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1914
  • Pages: 151

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Murray’s notes on the Greek text are indispensible for reading Ephesians in its original language. His introduction to the tenth book of the New Testament covers its content and form, its relationship to Colossians, the time and place of its writing, and its intended audience. Murray provides a history of all of Paul’s Epistles and then focuses on the internal evidence in Ephesians to show Paul’s authorship.

J. O. F. Murray was a prolific author and Dean of Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

Philippians

  • Author: H. C. G. Moule
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1897
  • Pages: 175

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Moule’s introduction to the Greek text of Philippians includes chapters on Paul’s connection with the town of Philippi, the date and occasion of the Epistle, and its authenticity. Moule includes a fascinating comparison of Paul’s Epistle and Polycarp’s Epistle to the Philippians, providing insightful observations about their language and style.

H. C. G. Moule (1841–1920) was the son of the vicar of Fordington, Dorchester, and was educated at home prior to attending university at Cambridge. He was ordained in 1867 and was curate at Fordington before being appointed as dean of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1873 to 1876. During his tenure at Cambridge he became first principal of Ridley Hall Theological College, in 1881, and Norrisian Professor of Divinity in 1899. In 1901, he succeeded B.F. Westcott as Bishop of Durham.

Colossians and Philemon

  • Author: A. Lukyn Williams
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1907
  • Pages: 289

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Williams provides astute introductions to the Epistles of Colossians and Philemon before offering his commentary on these important books in their original Greek language. On Colossians, Williams explores the letter’s destination: the Church at Colossae. Williams examines the occasion for writing the letter, and provides insightful observations on the false teachings Paul was concerned about. Williams also discusses the doctrine and worship of Angels found in the Epistle, as well as the Epistle’s canonicity. On Philemon, Williams also discusses its canonicity, as well as its relation to slavery.

A. Lukyn Williams (1853–1943) was ordained to the priesthood in 1877, and became principal of Moore Theological College in 1878.

1 & 2 Thessalonians

  • Author: George Findlay
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1925
  • Pages: 248

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With over two hundred pages of thorough notes on 1 & 2 Thessalonians, Findlay also presents an in-depth introduction to both books. Findlay provides historical background information on the city of Thessalonica, and explains the influence of Paul’s teachings on the growing congregation of Christians at that burgeoning Church. Findlay also examines the authorship of the Epistle, as well as its vocabulary and style.

George Findlay (1849–1919) was Professor of Biblical Languages at Wesleyan College, Headingley.

Pastoral Epistles

  • Author: J. H. Bernard
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1906
  • Pages: 283

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Bernard presents the Greek texts of 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and the epistle to Titus, along with insightful commentary and observations on the texts. Also included are chapters defending the Pauling authorship of these books and Bernard provides a literary history of all three Epistles. Bernard also examines the heresies contemplated in the Pastoral Epistles, as well the roles of Church leaders as set forth by Paul.

J. H. Bernard was a prolific scholar in many fields, including Church history, theology and philosophy. He was the Provost of Trinity College, Dublin from 1919–1927. He also contributed a two volume commentary on the Gospel of John in the International Critical Commentary Series.

Hebrews

  • Author: F. W. Farrar
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1893
  • Pages: 259

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Farrar’s analysis of the Greek text of Hebrews illuminates the nuances and history of the language, and presents an in-depth reading of this intricate and important book of the Bible. Before Farrar examines the Greek text, he offers his observations on the questions that surround this book: who wrote it and when? Farrar also examines the theology of Hebrews and its canonicity.

F. W. Farrar (1831–1903) was educated at King’s College in London and Trinity College, Cambridge. The Archdeacon of Westminster and then Dean of Canterbury, Farrar was a prolific author and powerful preacher. His book, History of Interpretation, is also available from Logos.

James

  • Author: Arthur Carr
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1896
  • Pages: 159

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“The Epistle of St. James has not been admitted into the Canon of the New Testament without dispute,” writes Carr. Before providing extensive commentary on the text, Carr examines the authorship and the history of James’ canonicity before expounding on its message and content. Carr also dedicates an entire chapter to the poetical elements found in James.

Arthur Carr was a Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford and Assistant Master at Wellington College.

1 Peter

  • Author: G. W. Blenkin
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1914
  • Pages: 228

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With over one hundred pages of notes concerning the Greek text, Wilfrid has produced a perfect companion to reading 1 Peter in its original language. Wilfrid also examines the life and character of Peter, the authorship of the epistle, and the date and place of it writing. Wilfrid also covers the doctrines discussed in 1 Peter, and explores its relationship to other New Testament books.

G. W. Blenkin (1861–1924) was educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge and was Dean of St. Albans from 1914–1924.

2 Peter and Jude

  • Author: M. R. James
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1912
  • Pages: 120

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Before providing his succinct and practical commentary on 2 Peter and Jude, James provides an in-depth introduction to both important books. James explains the connection between 2 Peter and Jude before exploring each of them separately. James pays special attention to the content contained in these two Epistles rather than the controversies surrounding their authorship and canonization.

M. R. James (1862–1936) was educated at King’s College, Cambridge, where he would later become its provost. A prolific author, he also served as the Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.

1, 2, & 3 John

  • Author: Alfred Plummer
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1916
  • Pages: 204

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“In order to understand the motive and tone of the Epistles, it is requisite to have some clear idea of the circumstances, local, moral, and intellectual, in the midst of which they were written,” states Plummer in the Introduction. This volume contains Plummer’s fascinating biography of John in his last years, evoking the atmosphere and politics at work when John penned these Epistles. Before giving insightful notes on the Greek texts of 1, 2, and 3 John, Plummer provides in-depth commentary for all three books.

Alfred Plummer (1841–1926) was educated at Exeter College, Oxford and was a Fellow of Trinity College. He is notably one of the editors of the International Critical Commentary series which contain his commentaries on Luke, 1 Corinthians, and 2 Corinthians. Plummer was also a contributor to The Expositor's Bible commentary set.

Revelation

  • Author: William Henry Simcox
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1893
  • Pages: 248

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Simcox proves to be an apt guide into one of the most difficult books in the Bible, and his commentary upon the Greek text is as illuminating as his insightful introduction to Revelation. Besides addressing the authorship of Revelation, Simcox also explores the angels of the Churches, heresies controverted in Revelation, and the doctrine of Millennialism.

William Henry Simcox (1842–1889) was a Fellow of Queen’s College, Oxford and Rector of Harlaxton. Simcox was active in the study of the book of Revelation, early Christian history, textual criticism, and Greek grammar.

Product Details

  • Title: Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges (21 vols.)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Volumes: 21
  • Pages: 5,928