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Apr
23
comment Was Moses the probable author of Genesis?
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Apr
23
comment Was Moses the probable author of Genesis?
@BlessedGeek That's why I mentioned the RSV and NRSV. They made the decision--highly controversial in some Christian circles--to stick with the Masoretic text even where it conflicts with Christian doctrine. (The most notable example is "the young woman is with child" in Isaiah 7:14. That one got these translations banned by some Christian denominations.) Yet RSV and NRSV both say "book" in Numbers 21:14.
Apr
22
comment Was Moses the probable author of Genesis?
@BlessedGeek Although many English translations rely on the Septuagint, some--notably the Revised Standard Version and the New Revised Standard--use the Masoretic text. Both the RSV and the NRSV have "book" here.
Apr
22
comment Was Moses the probable author of Genesis?
@BlessedGeek I don't know Hebrew. But I do know this: more than 90% of English translations use the word "book" here. Are you claiming that most Bible translators have misread or misunderstood the Hebrew?
Apr
7
reviewed Needs Improvement Is this translation of Genesis 1:1 accurate?
Apr
7
awarded  Necromancer
Apr
6
reviewed Satisfactory Did Moses write Psalm 90?
Apr
6
reviewed Satisfactory What is Jesus' purpose in asking about Psalm 110?
Apr
6
reviewed Needs Improvement What does the phrase "ἐγὼ ἐν τῷ πατρὶ καὶ ὁ πατὴρ ἐν ἐμοί ἐστιν” mean in John 10:38 as well as John 14:10?
Apr
6
reviewed Satisfactory John 16:12 - What were the “many things”?
Apr
6
reviewed Satisfactory Shema and Psalms 110: Is Mark making a case for Jesus' divinity?
Apr
6
reviewed Excellent What does the Greek word κύριος mean in 1 Cor. 12:3?
Apr
6
reviewed Satisfactory What is “that day” in John 14:20?
Apr
6
reviewed Excellent Why is the only use of the word antichrist (G500) in 1st and 2nd John?
Apr
6
reviewed Needs Improvement Col. 1:27: What is the meaning of “this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory”?
Apr
6
accepted Did Abraham leave Haran before or after his father died?
Apr
6
revised Who named the wrong priest in Mark 2:26?
completely reworked this using different reasoning to reach the same conclusion
Mar
27
comment Did Abraham leave Haran before or after his father died?
Did you read the question? According to Genesis, Abraham was 75 when he left Haran, and 135 when his father died. So despite Stephen's speech in Acts, it's not so clear.
Mar
22
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Mar
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comment Does Isaiah 7:14 indicate that the young woman is already pregnant?
But if the child of Isaiah 7 is to be named Immanuel, why did Isaiah name his own son Maher-shalal-hash-baz? Is it possible these are two different children?