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Koiné (from κοινή, "common") Greek was the form of post-classical Greek spoken and written in Hellenistic and Roman antiquity. It is the language of the Septuagint (LXX), Christian New Testament, and …
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The language in which the Jewish Scriptures (Tanakh) -- or the "Old Testament" in Christian Bibles -- were written.
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The first book of the Hebrew Bible which covers events from Creation to the start of Israel's sojourn in Egypt.
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The life of Jesus as presented by Matthew. The gospel covers His virginal birth to His death and resurrection. Matthew also presents Jesus as the Lion of Judah and the fulfillment of prophecy. It i…
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The fourth Gospel in the Christian New Testament that is attributed to John the son of Zebedee.
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the central figure of the Christian New Testament.
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The first half of Luke's history of the church which, along with Acts, was addressed to a certain "Theophilus". The gospel of Luke covers the life of Jesus from his birth to his resurrection.
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Particular philosophies and methodologies of textual interpretation.
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At points the Bible seems to display contradictions in parallel accounts or the understanding of a given concept. Questions with this tag are (usually) seeking a resolution to the (apparent) contradic…
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Questions focused on the meaning or use of an individual word across a body of writing.
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Events in the Bible, the wider cultural background of those events, and the biblical text itself, all have a historical dimension.
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the last book of the canonical New Testament. (This tag is NOT for questions about the revelation of God's will/plan/instruction in general).
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The book of Psalms, also known as "the Psalter", a collection of many poems and hymns from ancient Israel and Judah.
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The second half of Luke's history of the church, which was commissioned by Theophilus. It covers the actions of the Apostles from Christ's ascension to heaven to Paul's imprisonment in Rome.
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The art/science of textual criticism attempts to reconstruct the oldest or original wording of a given text.
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The second book of the Hebrew Bible, starting with Israel in Egyptian slavery and ending with the building of the tabernacle in the desert.
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Paul's first (preserved) letter to the church in Corinth.
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An account of the life of Jesus from his baptism to the discovery of his empty tomb. Generally held to be the earliest gospel, written by John Mark, and using Peter as a primary source.
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Paul's letter to the church in Rome.
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Understanding the grammar of the source texts; this tag should be accompanied by the appropriate language tag.
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one of the founders of organized Christianity, and the author of several "letters" now found in the New Testament.
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The philosophical basis that grounds the work of translators. Questions about specific translation problems should instead be tagged hebrew, aramaic, or greek as appropriate.
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Questions regarding the book of Isaiah and its content or the prophet Isaiah.
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The book of Hebrews (not the Hebrew language or members of the Hebrew religion). Authorship of the book is disputed.
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Questions about the interpretation of a passage in light of the historical context, or about this hermeneutical approach.
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Questions about prophecy and the contents of the books of the prophets in general. Questions regarding specific books should also be tagged with the appropriate book tag.
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The Hebrew Bible (Biblia Hebraica) refers to the Jewish Tanakh and/or Christian Old Testament texts. Questions about specific texts should only be tagged with the name of the text. This tag is reserve…
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Questions related to the four canonical gospels-Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Questions may refer to narratives unique to a gospel or shared between gospels.
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The Apostle Paul's epistle to the Galatians.
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The fifth book of the bible and the conclusion of the Torah (five books of Moses). Consists primarily of Moses's final instructions to Israel at the end of the 40 years in the desert. Ends with Mose…
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The second major part of the Christian Bible. Questions about specific texts should only be tagged with the name of the text. This tag is reserved for questions related to a collection of texts within…
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The Koine Greek translation of the Jewish Scriptures; often abbreviated "LXX".
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Fourth book of the Hebrew Bible, and the fourth of five books of the Jewish Torah, covering most of the 40 years that Israel spent in the desert.
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Questions investigating a text's meaning by discerning what its author intended it to mean.
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Questions regarding the book of the prophet Ezekiel and the prophet himself.
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Questions regarding the book of Daniel or the prophet. The book has both Aramaic and Hebrew sections and takes place at the beginning of the Babylonian Exile.