From time to time over the decades (the first time was in the 1970s), I have been contacted by someone who read one or more publications which persuaded them that the New Testament (NT) was originally written in a language other than Greek. 10:11, and a word in Genesis (ch. Hebrew: Language of the Old Testament Hebrew belongs to the Semitic language group, a family of ancient tongues in the Fertile Crescent that included Akkadian, the dialect of Nimrod in Genesis 10 ; Ugaritic, the language of the Canaanites; and Aramaic, commonly used in the Persian empire. But a few chapters in the prophecies of Ezra and Daniel and one verse in Jeremiah were written in a language called Aramaic. 2:4 to 7:28), one verse in Jeremiah (ch. 4:8-6:18; 7:12-26) and Daniel (ch. The Old Testament was originally written in Hebrew and Aramaic while the New Testament was written in Greek. Hebrew and Aramaic.

Saying that the church was "originally founded" in Greece is an oversimplification.

In Hebrew the term is ‘berith’ which means ‘contract’ or ‘covenant.’ The equivalent Greek term is ‘diatheke’. The New Testament was written in Greek. The astounding feature of this knowledge actually helps us to understand how the Old Testament was collected and compiled. THE NEW TESTAMENT WAS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN IN HEBREWand NOT Greek or Aramaic.....Are there any proofs that the original languageof the New Testament was Hebrew, and not Greek or Aramaic?" As a side note: The word ‘Testament’ is an incorrect translation. Also the New Testament, as we know it today, wasn’t finalized until around 390CE. Almost the entire Old Testament was written in Hebrew during the thousand years of its composition. … By COGwriter.


Since the New Testament books of the Bible are younger than the Old Testament collection, we naturally have more understanding about how the New Testament was written. New Testament was spoken in Aramaic and written mostly in Greek. The answer is "Yes! The books of the New Testament were recognized in … The New Testament, however, was written in Greek. There is little difference in method. Note: a few chapters of the books Ezra (ch. .....There most definitely are many: there are both internal and external proofs. Some parts of the Old Testament were written in this language, the main language spoken in the Holy Land during the time of Jesus. Was the New Testament Written in Greek, Hebrew, or Aramaic? By that time much of what became the NT had already been translated to Coptic and Latin.

Between 300 and 100 BC, the Scriptures were translated into Greek (this translation is called the Septuagint), because during this time Greek was spoken more frequently than Hebrew. ....."The New Covenant's original language was neither Greek nor Aramaic, as…