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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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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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Questions about faith, belief, trust, confidence, fidelity, and/or faithfulness.
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The English Standard Version of the Holy Bible.
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The prophet Samuel, who led Israel before anointing Saul as the first king of Israel.
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Questions about Jewish practice and interpretation as related to biblical texts.
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Questions relating to Matthew 5-7
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Words referring to specific plant or animals species are especially difficult to translate accurately; also can used on questions about Biblical teachings on the treatment of animals
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a prophet recorded in the books of Kings known for performing miracles and challenging the priests of Ba'al to a contest on Mount Carmel. The Tanakh does not record his death but reports that he asce…
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Questions about what happens when we die. See also [tag:heaven].
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Questions about the translation, meaning or usage of specific words or phrases in the field of hermeneutics or in the Biblical texts themselves.
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Descriptions of celestial bodies and events whether used symbolically or historically.
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the study of the nature and person of Jesus Christ as documented in the Christian New Testament.
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God's covenants with individuals (e.g. Abraham) and nations (e.g. Israel at Sinai, other nations mentioned in the books of the prophets).
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Either the person or the book of the Old Testament minor prophet Amos.
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The second book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel in the Old Testament.
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The Apostle Paul's second letter to the Thessalonians.
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Also known as the "Five Megillot" - a collective term for the books of Ruth, Song of Songs, Ecclesiastes, Lamentations, and Esther.
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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
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The original manuscripts of the Bible had little or no punctuation. Most of the time this has little effect on the meaning but sometimes it can cause confusion.
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sold into slavery in Egypt by his brothers in the Genesis narrative.
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an ancient book (codex) or other document that was handwritten by its author. Information about biblical manuscripts can be found online and free at http://www.thefullwiki.org…
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The first book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel in the Old Testament.
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