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Manuscript Evidence As far as manuscript evidence goes, Metzger offers the following: πύθωνα appears in P74 א A B C* D* 81 326 1837 vg arm πύθωνος appears in P45 C3 D2 E H L P most minuscules it syr He prefers πύθωνα on what he sees as the harder reading.1 Translation and Meaning Fitzmyer renders the former, being in the accusative, literally as "a ...


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The significance of the citation is that a clearly messianic psalm is being applied to Jesus, and he is being given status of the Son of God. In other words the promise made in the psalm is fulfilled in Jesus. However precisely how Paul intended to apply the psalm beyond that has been debated for some time: Some have argued that the text says the ...


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On the one hand, Jesus Christ was the only begotten Son of God from eternity to eternity (John 1:18, 3:16). John 3:16 clearly shows that Jesus is the only begotten Son of God prior to His crucifixion and resurrection. Yet on the other hand, based on Acts 13:33, Paul interprets that the resurrection of Jesus Christ is the fulfillment of the birth in Psalms ...


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The immediate context of Acts 13:33 only shows that Psalm 2:7 is quoted in reference to the resurrection of Jesus Christ: Acts 13:32-35 (KJV) 32 And we declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the fathers, 33 God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is ...


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If we take DBAG at face value then Ἑλληνιστάς refers to "Greek speaking Jews" then in context Ἕλληνας" is the most likely reading: Acts 11:19-20 Now those who were scattered after the persecution that arose over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to no one but the Jews only. But some of them were men from Cyprus ...


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Gen 46:27 indicates that 66 biological descendants of Jacob had traveled to Egypt. That is, when Joseph and his two sons are not counted from the genealogy (along with Er and Onan, who had died previously in Canaan), the number is 66 people according to the Masoretic Text. Thus 66 biological descendants of Jacob traveled to Egypt. This number did not include ...



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