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records of family descent. There are twenty five in the Hebrew Bible, typically tracing lineages from father to son(s).
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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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Places mentioned in the Biblical texts.
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an apocryphal gospel, possibly of late origin; not to be confused with the Epistle of Barnabas.
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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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Understanding the grammar of the source texts; this tag should be accompanied by the appropriate language tag.
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The historical-grammatical interpretation method involves attempting to discover the author's intent in a biblical passage by studying its grammar, syntax, literary genre, and textual and historical c…
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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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Questions about either the person or the book of the Old Testament minor prophet Habakkuk.
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A word occuring only once within a given context such as the works of an author or a single text. In Biblical Studies, the "context" is taken to be either the Hebrew Bible in its entirety, or the Gree…
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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 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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The book of Hebrews (not the Hebrew language or members of the Hebrew religion). Authorship of the book is disputed.
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Particular philosophies and methodologies of textual interpretation.
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Investigation of the origin of a particular text and the historical context in which it was created. Sometimes called "higher criticism".
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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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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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In Christian theology, the third person of the Holy Trinity. In Jewish theology, usually either the divine aspect of prophecy or the influence of God over the universe.
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Questions about the book of the prophet Hosea or the prophet himself.
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Questions regarding Hebrew, Greek, or Aramaic idioms in the Biblical text and how they should be interpreted in light of the historical cultural or the canonical context.
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the worship of physical objects as a representation of a god, or, more broadly, the worship of false gods in general
Implicit use of one biblical text by another.
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