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The existing answers make some good points, particularly: (1) the physical/biological demands of crucifixion; and (2) that Jesus announces his thirst. He does not, in fact, "ask for a drink" (OP's original concern), and this is vital for understanding the gospel at this point. Because there is also a textual response. In manner distinct from the synoptic ...


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Answer: Yes, it is explicitly mentioned that Jesus loved someone. In John 13:23, it is written, Now there was one of his disciples reclining on Jesus' bosom, whom Jesus loved. ἦν δέ ἀνακείμενος εἷς τῶν μαθητῶν αὐτοῦ ἐν τῷ κόλπῳ τοῦ Ἰησοῦ ὃν ἠγάπα ὁ Ἰησοῦς TR, 1550 This particular disciple is often referred to as "the beloved disciple." However, ...


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Table of Contents Amharic (Ethiopic) Coptic Bohairic Sahidic Georgian Gothic Hebrew Latin Slavic Syriac (Aramaic) Amharic (Ethiopic) According to Wikipedia, Although Christianity became the state religion of Ethiopia in the 4th century, and the Bible was first translated into Ge'ez at about that time, only in the last two centuries have there ...


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Note: This question is very broad - so made into a community Wiki Post. 1. Question Restatement: What are the most ancient translations of the Greek word: "μονογενής", in the New Testament? Is it "only" or "only-begotten"? Answer: μονογενής never just means - "Only". The construction always implies "a Child". μονο: Means "Sole", "Only", "Single", ...


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1 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “Speak to all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy. -Leviticus 19:1-2 (NKJV) God always wants His people to be holy--clean and undefiled. Leviticus 11 contains prohibitions against eating certain things (camels, rabits, pigs, etc.) that ...


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1 Corinthians 6:19 1 Corinthians 3:16-17 Ephesians 2:19-22 1 Peter 2:5 These verses may help pull the pieces together.


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The best indication is that late winter early spring from the reading of the text. The average March temperature in Jerusalem is mid 50's Fahrenheit and April is 60F. A Morgue on the other hand is usually below 40F. The Jews do not embalm their dead and so the putrefaction is not slowed by a chemical process. The average estimate for smell to be noticeable ...


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The phrase is definitively Johannine, occurring five times in four verses, all in Johannine texts. The Greek syntax, at a minimum, consists of a conjugation of the verb πιστεύω, the preposition εἰς, and the noun τὸ ὄνομα.1 John 1:12 But as many as received him, he gave power to them to become sons of God, [even] to those who believe in his name. ...


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In the languages of the Scriptures, the words for "name" had a concrete meaning of that by which a person was called (e.g. Matthew 1:21), and also a figurative meaning of the renown, reputation, and character of the person (e.g. Matthew 20:22). From Strong's lexicon, (figuratively) the manifestation or revelation of someone's character, i.e. as ...


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Why would they call it "the next day, that followed the day of the preparation" if it was a "sabbath"? If it really was a saturday sabbath, they would have said so. Mat 27:62 Now the next day (G1887), that followed (G2076 G3326) the day of the preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees came together unto Pilate, "followed" (G2076 G3326) - is actually ...



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