Not to mention, Greek is wonderfully specific! And excellent choice for teaching us spiritual doctrine in ways that can be correctly understood.Yes it was written in Greek but has also been translated into Hebrew.
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(Brit Chadashah = New Covenant)
Hebrew New Testament
Why did God choose common (koine) Greek over Hebrew at this time? Because the Bible was to go into the whole Roman empire through the apostles, and Greek had become the lingua franca of the *world*. Jews were conversant with Greek, and Hellenistic Jews (outside Palestine) used Greek for communication. As later history shows, the Byzantine Empire was a Greek-speaking empire (and corresponded to all the regions visited by Paul and his companions).
One thing I've seen in common with people I've come across who are deeply steeped in the Old Testement Hebrew word studies, they seem to have a common tendency to drift into various mystical doctrines, and never the same, always onto what seems to me to be flights of fancy loosely based on Scripture, but at the end of the day unrecognizable as anything Scriptural.
One thing I think a lot of people forget is that Biblical Hebrew is truly a dead language, but being a pictographic language, there's a lot more we don't actually know about how the original speakers used that language. Koine Greek, on the other hand, doesn't have that particular weakness. It's form of syntax renders it extremely specific in most cases.