Joel Korytko, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, Program Manager, CBTE

Research Interests

To continue to broaden my understanding of Ancient Near Eastern contexts through an investigation into primary and secondary sources, to contribute to both the academic and faith-based worlds.



Death of the Covenant Code: Evaluating the Translation of Laws with Capital Punishment in Old Greek Exodus 21:123:19 in Light of Graeco-Egyptian Law (Leiden: Brill, TBA)

Larry Perkins and Joel Korytko, The Society of Biblical Literature Commentary on the Septuagint: Exodus (Atlanta: SBL Press, TBA).


“The Death Penalty in OG Exodus in Light of Graeco-Egyptian Legal Formulations,” JSCS 54 (2021): 75–92.

“θάνατος/θανατόω,” in The Historical and Theological Lexicon of the Septuagint: Volume 2 (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, TBA).

“Slaves to the Septuagint: Applying Greek Legal Terminology for Slaves to Ex. 21.7,” TBA (Bloomsbury: T&T Clark, TBA)


 Guest lecturer for Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman World at the Oxford Center for Hebrew & Jewish Studies

Guest lecturer for the Logos at Oxford conference

Guest presenter at international SBL sessions for SBLCS authors and the IOSCS

Guest presenter for Northwest Baptist Seminary faculty on the use of Greek documentary source databases

Presenter on current dissertation research with faculty and students at the University of Oxford