Bachelor cum laude, University Pretoria, South Africa, 1960. Bachelor in Greek with honors, University Pretoria, South Africa, 1963. Bachelor's Degree cum laude, University Pretoria, South Africa, 1964.
ThDr, Free University, Amsterdam, Holland, 1968.
Minister Dutch Reformed Church Wonderboom, Pretoria, South Africa, 1968—1970. Head biblical studies department Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, 1970—1973. Senior lecturer department New Testament University Pretoria, 1974—1976.
Senior lecturer department New Testament University Stellenbosch, South Africa, 1976—1982, associate professor department New Testament South Africa, 1982—1987, professor, head department New Testament South Africa, 1988—1996, chairman New Testament section department Old and New Testament South Africa, 1997—2000, dean faculty of theology South Africa, 1992—1994, South Africa, 1998—2000, emeritus professor South Africa, chairman New Testament research association South Africa, part-time lecturer and promoter Doctor of Theology candidates South Africa. Finance secretary New Testament Society of South Africa, Stellenbosch, 1980—1985, general secretary, 1985—1990. Member council South African Academy Arts and Science, Pretoria, South Africa, 1991—1993.
Executive committee Association South African Theological Institutions, Johannesburg, 1992—1994. Chairman Forum of Universities Theological Education, 1999—2000.
Member of New Testament Society of South Africa, Societas Novi Testamenti Studiorum, South African Academy Religion, Tyndale Fellowship for Biblical Research, Society Biblical Literature.
Married Anna Lucia Combrink, July 4, 1964 (deceased ). Children: Alexander Stanislou, Anna-Lucia Steven, Helena Slabbert, Hans Jacob Bernardus. Married Juliette Lambrechts, December 17, 1994.
Children: Manette Lambrechts, Johan Lambrechts, Pieter Lambrechts.