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I’m still trying to get over jet lag.  Hence this much more later post for today!

This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading some few months ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of 1 Thessalonians 1:2.  Here is my translation:

“SENTENCE 2 Εὐχαριστοῦμεν τῷ θεῷ πάντοτε περὶ πάντων ὑμῶν
We give thanks to God always concerning all of you

ELABORATION μνείαν ποιούμενοι ἐπὶ τῶν προσευχῶν ἡμῶν
Making mention in our prayers

ELABORATION ἀδιαλείπτως”

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Note: This is a guest post since presently I am overseas.  This is by  Elijah Holston.  He has a store website here

I go on long bike rides every Saturday morning, and I have done this for nearly a year straight, (I define “long” as somewhere between 25-50 miles,). Now, when I first started doing this it has hard for me to peddle my bike for any more than two miles, and I can guarantee you that back then the idea of riding my bike 50 miles never entered my mind. But because I gradually increased the distance of my Saturday bike rides over the course of several months, I found it much easier to finish a 50 mile bike ride without being exhausted.

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I’ve been posting later in the day than super early morning of the day since my internet has been down the last two late nights for some reason.  So here goes today’s post!

This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading here many months ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of Colossians 3:4.  Here is my translation:

“SENTENCE 4 [LD ὅταν [TP ὁ Χριστὸς TP] φανερωθῇ ‹ ἡ ζωὴ ὑμῶν › LD] [TM τότε
When Christ is revealed, your life therefore

TM] ‹+ καὶ ὑμεῖς +› σὺν αὐτῷ φανερωθήσεσθε ἐν δόξῃ”
you also with Him will be revealed in glory

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This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading here and here many months ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of Colossians 2:3-4.  Here is my translation:

“SENTENCE 3 [CR ἐν ᾧ CR] εἰσιν πάντες οἱ θησαυροὶ τῆς σοφίας καὶ γνώσεως
In whom are all treasures of wisdom and knowledge

ἀπόκρυφοι”
hidden

“SENTENCE 4 [TP Τοῦτο TP] λέγω ἵνα μηδεὶς ὑμᾶς παραλογίζηται ἐν πιθανολογίᾳ”
I say this in order that no one would deceive you in persuasive reasoning

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This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading some few months ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of Colossians 1:4.  Here is my translation:

ELABORATION 4 ἀκούσαντες τὴν πίστιν ὑμῶν ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ καὶ τὴν ἀγάπην ἣν
Hearing your faith in Christ Jesus and the love which

ἔχετε
you have

BULLET εἰς πάντας τοὺς ἁγίους”
for all the saints

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This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading a few months ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of Philippians 4:13.  Here is my translation:

“SENTENCE 13 πάντα ἰσχύω ἐν τῷ ἐνδυναμοῦντί με”
I have strength in all things through the one who strengthens me

It is quite a popular verse in Christian circles.

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This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading a few months ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of Philippians 3:14.  Here is my translation:

“SENTENCE 14 κατὰ σκοπὸν διώκω εἰς τὸ βραβεῖον τῆς ἄνω κλήσεως τοῦ θεοῦ ἐν
I press on towards the goal of the prize of the upward calling of God in

Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ ☉›”
Christ Jesus

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