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m.a. biblical studies (new testament)

thesis: the grammatical and cultural role of luke's portrayal of possessions in luke-acts


Jan
11
awarded  Yearling
Jan
10
comment What is the literary funciton of Acts 1:15-26?
literarily it confirms Peter's reinstatement as a disciple and also serves to bring him to the foreground of the narrative of Acts 2-12.
Jan
9
comment What do pronouns “their” in Mark 9:43-48 refer to?
I mean that it doesn't exist in the UBS or NA Greek texts. the verse number is simply omitted, most likely due to the fact that these are not in the original text (specifically the phrase, "Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched."). I don't have my UBS apparatus handy or we could step through the TC on this. In summary, the only answer one could give you would be a basic overview of the function of pronouns in Greek (and English) (e.g. resumptive, relative, subject, etc).
Jan
9
comment What do pronouns “their” in Mark 9:43-48 refer to?
good to know. so are you more interested in knowing about the greek usage of a pronoun, or the usage of the pronoun in this text (which doesn't exist most of the texts and has been omitted by modern english translations)?
Jan
9
comment What do pronouns “their” in Mark 9:43-48 refer to?
I'm curious as to which version you're citing. It appears to be KJV (which has its own set of exegetical issues).
Jan
9
comment What is the context in Mark and Luke as regards the buying and preparing of the spices?
I find this to be resolved if Luke's phrase is taken as an authorial insertion to describe to the reader as to why they returned to do this activity.
Jan
8
reviewed Needs Improvement What would be a good translation of 'poiēma'?
Jan
8
reviewed Satisfactory 1 Cor 12:22-25 — 'weaker'? 'less honorable'? 'unpresentable'?
Jan
8
reviewed Satisfactory What is the meaning of τῆς παραγγελίας in 1 Tim. 1:5?
Jan
8
reviewed Satisfactory What was the authorial intent of Genesis 1?
Jan
8
reviewed Needs Improvement Was or wasn’t Shem’s son Arphaxad born on the ark?
Jan
8
reviewed Needs Improvement Is Hank Hanegraaff's “exegetical eschatology” hermeneutic original?
Jan
8
reviewed Needs Improvement John 12:32 - What/Who Does the “All” refer to?
Jan
8
reviewed Satisfactory When does the first day of Genesis 1 begin?
Jan
8
reviewed Needs Improvement What does chamushim (“fifties”) mean in Exodus 13:18?
Jan
8
reviewed Satisfactory Does the New Testament use the divine name “Yahweh”?
Jan
6
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Are the five books of Psalms somehow related to the Pentateuch?
Jan
4
awarded  Necromancer
Jan
4
awarded  Necromancer
Jan
4
comment Was the discounting by the manager in Luke 16 a dishonest act?
Additionally we aren't given a frame of reference as to the timing and object of his dishonesty. It's always just taken for granted that the object is the landowner