street

Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunity Detail

Editor for Unlocked Greek New Testament - 886325

Location:

From Home

Short Description:

Do you have a passion for God's Word in the original languages and desire to equip the global church for excellence in Bible translation? We need editors to help develop a free and open critical edition of the Greek New Testament. Those with four or more years of NT Greek who are conversant with NT textual criticism are needed.

Detail:

Do you have a passion for God's Word in the original languages and desire to equip the global church for excellence in Bible translation? We need editors to help develop a free and open critical edition of the Greek New Testament. Those with four or more years of NT Greek who are conversant with NT textual criticism are needed.

In order to have a free, open source, open licensed and unrestricted Greek New Testament to use as a base for Bible translation, we are developing our own critical text. We are looking for volunteers who will be able to join us in this endeavor and help in the following ways

1. Proofread our Greek NT text and compare with online and spreadhseet collations of Greek manuscripts

2. Proofread textual apparatus and compare with online and spreadsheet collations of Greek manuscripts

3. Add morphological data and Strong's numbers to Greek text of variant readings in our apparatus.

We are seeking a mature believer who has extensive experience in Bible study; has a heart for world missions and the edification of the global church; familiar with current biblical reference materials (including Study Bibles, commentaries, Greek and Hebrew texts, lexica and grammars depending on the project); works well with others as a team; can write clearly and is open to having their work edited and corrected; proficiency in typing; willing to learn new online programs and collaboration tools; follows directions well; pays attention to details; able to explain complicated concepts in simplified language; good interpersonal relationship skills; sticks to deadlines and can see a large project through to the end; serves not for monetary pay but for the spread of God's Word; has formal theological education. You will need four or more years of NT Greek (preferably MA, ThM or PhD); conversant with issues in modern NT textual criticism; experience using spreadsheets (Excel or Google Sheets).