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Jun
29
comment Follow up question regarding the word hate Luke 14.26
@Kelsey48: The word διχάζω does not carry (of itself) any emotional connotation. It simply means "to divide in two," or "to separate." Obviously, such could come about because of the "hate" of one for another, but the term itself (as best I can tell) does not carry any such idea without context adding that idea to what caused the division.
Jun
25
answered Greek text of Romans 8:28
Jun
25
answered Follow up question regarding the word hate Luke 14.26
Jun
19
revised 1 Peter 1:20 says Christ was “foreknown”. How was he then preexistant?
Added explanatory note on introducing concept of Christ's pre-existence to this context
Jun
19
revised 1 Peter 1:20 says Christ was “foreknown”. How was he then preexistant?
Fixed some agreement issues and reworded conclusion
Jun
17
revised 1 Peter 1:20 says Christ was “foreknown”. How was he then preexistant?
Clarified conclusion
Jun
17
revised 1 Peter 1:20 says Christ was “foreknown”. How was he then preexistant?
edited tags
Jun
17
answered 1 Peter 1:20 says Christ was “foreknown”. How was he then preexistant?
Jun
17
awarded  Necromancer
Jun
16
revised What is “the gift of God” in Eph 2:8
Corrected missing asterisks
Jun
16
comment What is “the gift of God” in Eph 2:8
@JackDouglas: I do not believe John 6:29 (in the context of John 6) indicates faith is a work done by people there, either (and so does not contradict the statement made here about Eph 2:8). But that is another question...
Jun
11
revised Adam created after the seventh day?
Corrected typos and added a few points.
Jun
10
comment Are there two distinct words [‘lexemes’] for ‘fish’ in Jonah 2?
@Joseph: I totally agree with Davïd that you need to argue for a Hiphil Inf. Abs., not a Piel (follow the trail back from that comment). That matches the consonantal textform and forms of the other (disputed) uses of Inf. Abs. with a construct noun.
Jun
9
revised Which “house of the forest of Lebanon” had gold “shields” & “vessels” (1 Kg 10:17, 21)?
Shortened title wording
Jun
9
comment Which “house of the forest of Lebanon” had gold “shields” & “vessels” (1 Kg 10:17, 21)?
@JoshuaBigbee: That sounds like a good base passage to answer the question, though whether (2) or (3) may still need addressing.
Jun
9
revised Should different but synonymous words be translated differently?
Clarified sentence
Jun
9
comment Should different but synonymous words be translated differently?
@JoshuaBigbee: Well, what I mean is the fact of whether escalation is intended or not is the answer to the question of what word distinction (if any at all) should be done. I'll reword that sentence.
Jun
9
awarded  Revival
Jun
9
answered Should different but synonymous words be translated differently?
Jun
8
awarded  Outspoken