[B-Greek] The Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the NT by Danker(Nov 1) - any comments/page views?

Carl Conrad cwconrad2 at mac.com
Fri Oct 23 05:04:42 EDT 2009


On Oct 22, 2009, at 10:13 PM, George F Somsel wrote:

> Match,
>
> Doesn't Bauer's statement carry the thought that his work was  
> already dated?  (In case you've forgotten, Luther died in 1546 while  
> Thayer wasn't born until 1828.

So many "Nay-Thayers" and so many explanations of "You said it!"
Persuasive arguments we don't got!

CWC


> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Mark Lightman <lightmanmark at yahoo.com>
> To: B Greek <b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org>; Randall Buth <randallbuth at gmail.com 
> >
> Sent: Thu, October 22, 2009 7:04:22 PM
> Subject: Re: [B-Greek] The Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the NT  
> by Danker(Nov 1) - any comments/page views?
>
> <But I need time to ponder things like what
> to recommend a student for $55? Is
> it worth a third of the big edition? It is
> certainly worth double or triple of the thin
> UBS dictionary, which lists for $30, but I consider
> that rather overpriced.>
>
> We might also ask whether the "Barer Bauer"
> (to coin a phrase) is worth triple the price of an unabridged Thayer.
> Rather than answer that question myself, I would just remind
> everyone that Bauer himself, before he wrote his
> lexicon, used to joke with colleagues:  "If Thayer was
> good enough for Luther, he is good enough for
> me."
>
> I too would like to see some screen shots.
>
> Mark L
> Φωσφορος
>
> FWSFOROS MARKOS
>
> --- On Thu, 10/22/09, Randall Buth <randallbuth at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> From: Randall Buth <randallbuth at gmail.com>
> Subject: [B-Greek] The Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the NT by  
> Danker(Nov 1) - any comments/page views?
> To: "B Greek" <b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Date: Thursday, October 22, 2009, 1:08 PM
>
>
>> Has anyone yet seen The Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the New  
>> Testament
> by Danker, which will be available November 1? (Retail $55). Any
> screenshots of pages so one can compare its entries with what BDAG  
> has?>
>
> Yes, I have a copy in my hands, all the way in Israel, as I write.
> Well, more accurately I put the copy down to write two-handed.
> But alas, my scanner doesn't work and camera's batteries are dead,
> so no screen shots.
>
> So it exists, should meet it's distribution schedule, and gives a
> nice impression.
> But I need time to ponder things like what to recommend a student  
> for $55? Is
> it worth a third of the big edition? It is certainly worth double or
> triple of the thin
> UBS dictionary, which lists for $30, but I consider that rather  
> overpriced.
> (The UBS dictionary could probably be dropped to about $10 and still  
> make
> profits.) Danker's Concise does use definitions in addition to  
> glosses. At 380
> pages it is starting to move in the size direction of Abbott-Smith's  
> work.
> So I'm going . . . hmmm ? That may turn out quite positive, or so-so,
> Sorry to be so ambiguous, only had it a couple of days.
>
> ERRWSO
> Randall
>
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