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comment Who is the Prince of Tyre?
@MarkEdward,@ScottS I attempted to more clearly lay out a pattern of understanding; we could also see "the Woman's seed, vs the Serpent's seed" if you want to satisfy the concern of "anachronism".
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comment Genesis 11:7 - Babel language confusion
@fdb The point being-the commentary I posted provides a serious exposition in answering the question; dealing with linguistic issues as well as dealing with the related arguments the OP presented. You can always post another answer.
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answered Genesis 11:7 - Babel language confusion
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comment Will unbelievers burn for eternity in the lake of fire?
Welcome to BHSE! We're a little different here, if you would please review our Site Directives it will help you in asking or answering questions-Thank you!
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revised Matt. 22:15-22 says, “Give back to Caesar what is Caesar's and to God what is God's.”Did Jesus proclaim a separation of church and state?
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comment What is the correct translation and meaning of Matt. 11:19?
I realize the KJV is based on more than the TR; but they held to the TR when translating the same passage. I tend to agree with you on the Byzantine text.
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comment Deuteronomy 4:24 GOD is jealous and translation difference?
@FabrizioMazzoni I see your question about the Name and Nature of God as being consistant, since you are using the same text, and one can make the case for the other :)
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comment Jeremiah 49:14-16 and Obadiah vv. 1-4 — who came first?
Can one assume God spoke essentially the same thing to both prophets, or is there another example of plagiarism in the text?
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comment What is the correct translation and meaning of Matt. 11:19?
I gave it a +1-you answered both questions. The Whole Point of this exercise is why I prefer KJV(based on the TR), over the NIV. You see the same passage with the same meanings in both accounts; the NIV conflates them, and wants you to 'vote' on the result.(IMO).....;>)
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comment What is God's purposes for the two witnesses?
@LisaMarieDuke To ask a question about why there are 2 witnesses is valid; I would have used another text than Daniel. To draw a comparison between the 2 angels of Daniel and 2 witnesses of Revelations to make your point is a considerable stretch, and unless you can make the case that they are witnesses the same as in Rev. 11, it would be difficult to answer. I would keep this question, but remove the Daniel reference.
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comment What is the correct translation and meaning of Matt. 11:19?
My question 1st asked for the meaning of the passage, then the reason for the TR texts being the same, but not the Nestle Alland. FWIW someone else(not me) put the "textual critical" tag to it. I'm not against 'Textual Criticism' per se,(I am against Modern Textual Criticism). It is a tool in your toolbox, but it isn't the only tool; furthermore, one can be led astray by it, if one uses it at the expense of all other means. On your #3, the children didn't refuse, those that had better things to do with their time, did. Wisdom is understood by understanding the children.
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comment What is the correct translation and meaning of Matt. 11:19?
This is the problem(IMO) with relying solely on textual criticism to discern the truth. The TR got it right, by understanding that the meaning of both the Matthew and Luke passages was the same, since they were recording the same incident. By going into the 'minutae' of a particular word, the total meaning of the passage is lost because it is meant to be understood in context with the rest of what Jesus has said, and not isolating a particular word which may or may not always be interpreted a particular way.
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comment What is the correct translation and meaning of Matt. 11:19?
The Byzantine text represented the Majority View, which is easy to see when you understand it's meaning. Jesus is drawing a comparison between children in the marketplace and the Scribes and Pharisees. They are playing a version of "Captain may I." and Jesus and John the Baptist aren't 'playing their game'. Wisdom, therefore is understood by the 'impudent' children; if you understand the game the children are playing, then you understand the Scribes and Pharisees reaction to Jesus and John the Baptist. The 'Alexandrian' text obscures the meaning, so(IMO) they used both meanings.
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comment What is the correct translation and meaning of Matt. 11:19?
@C.StirlingBartholomew I found your reference, but the variance proved inconclusive. The TR seems to have followed the Byzantine text; if you correctly understood the meaning there would have been no alternative rendering(IMO). You should attempt an answer, if you've found the solution.
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comment The manchild in Revelation 12 has a clear endtime setting, who is the manchild?
@JamieHansen The problem which most people have when studying Revelations is they read it as if they are reading a best-selling novel, or watching a baseball game. At the beginning,(Rev. 1:8) He says, "I am the Alpha and Omega". Therefore, He knows the beginning and the end and everything in between. The narrative does NOT follow chronologically; John is not writing a good story to please his editors, he is describing the timeless dimensions of the Kingdom of God. He 'saw' the beginning, middle, and end as it is revealed in Heaven. The Rev. 12 narrative "backs up" from a progressive narrative.
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comment The manchild in Revelation 12 has a clear endtime setting, who is the manchild?
@JamieHansen Several responses: 1) Yes we are indebted to the Early Church Fathers-especially Hippolytus and Irenaeus. Without them, we wouldn't have had the Book of Revelations, which they vehemently defended against 'gnostic' works which were circulating at that time. 2) Mary was NOT the woman of Rev. 12-Hippolytus identified 'her' as being the "Church". "Christ" IS the man-child, being the Mystery of Godliness(1 Tim. 3:16) from before the beginning of time.
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