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Bible Term: Greek

Greek is a language. The New Testament was written in Greek.

Greek is a culture.

Greek is an ethnicity of the people from Greece.

The Bible sometimes uses the label “Greek” as a euphemism for everyone who is not Jewish, classifying people as either Jewish or Creek. In this context, the word Gentile is sometimes used instead of Greek.

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