Some Greek Fun

Steven Lo Vullo slovullo at mac.com
Wed Jan 8 17:39:02 EST 2003


On Wednesday, January 8, 2003, at 03:27 PM, Matthew R. Miller wrote:

> Just for fun, can you answer the following koine Greek questions for 
> me?
>
> 1. What is the longest Greek word you know? I suspect it will be a verb
> form.

Doing an Accordance search in the GNT with character wild cards, the 
most letters I received a hit for was 18, and the word was 
TESSARESKAIDEKATHN. However, check out SUGKATAKLHRONOMHQHSONTAI in Num 
32.30, LXX--24 letters! In the Apostolic Fathers I found 
KATAXIOPISTEUOMENOI, 19 letters.
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Steven R. Lo Vullo
Madison, WI




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