Tag Info

New answers tagged

1

This is one of the intriguing question but I would answer from this perspective. Daniel position would exempt him from the decree of the King. In Dan2:46-48, the King worshipped Daniel, bow before him and caused oblation to be made unto him! In essence, he took him as a God and recognised him alone. Aside he made him rulers over the whole province. This ...


2

My persuasion is that the Masoret (with mitigated revision due from Dead Sea Scrolls) is the only biblically authoritative text for the books Genesis to Malakhi. It is a mistake and even pointless to think about English/Latin grammatical concepts in order to accurately resolve the actual intention of the Hebrew text. To map Hebrew grammatical elements to ...


3

In Mary in the New Testament, Raymond Brown, Joseph Fitzmyer, and Karl Donfried offer a fairly balanced presentation of the main interpretations of the phrase "son of Mary" that have been suggested by scholars: Mark is trying to stress the human characteristics of Jesus in response to "God only" view of his audience. That is, Joseph is not mentioned ...


-2

Moses' cosmology did not include what we refer to as "planets". There was the greater light (the sun) the lesser light (the moon) and the stars. What we know as the planets of our solar system they referred to as "wandering stars" (PLANHTHS ASTHR) because, well, they looked like stars but moved. Venus appears in the East in the morning and in the West in the ...


1

I am a little bit confused by your statement that “the Aramaic translation would equate to something like…” In fact there is no need for “would”. The Aramaic (Syriac, Pshitta) translation of Mark 6 :3 is : ܠܳܐ ܗ݈ܘܳܐ ܗܳܢܳܐ ܢܰܓ݁ܳܪܳܐ ܒ݁ܪܳܗ ܕ݁ܡܰܪܝܰܡ ܘܰܐܚܽܘܗ݈ܝ ܕ݁ܝܰܥܩܽܘܒ݂ ܘܰܕ݂ܝܳܘܣܺܐ ܘܕ݂ܺܝܗܽܘܕ݂ܳܐ ܘܰܕ݂ܫܶܡܥܽܘܢ which is exactly like the Greek: οὐχ οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ ...



Top 50 recent answers are included