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reviewed Close Japeth will dwell in the tents of Shem and be his servant--has this been fulfilled yet historically?
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comment Why is 'Sabbath' often plural in the Greek text (both LXX and NT) yet translated as if it were singular?
@H3br3wHamm3r81 indeed, and I upvoted your post as well.
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comment Why is 'Sabbath' often plural in the Greek text (both LXX and NT) yet translated as if it were singular?
That makes the most sense out of anything I've seen yet. Thanks for sharing! +1
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accepted Multiple conflated sources or literary device in Jesus' Farewell Discourse?
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comment Multiple conflated sources or literary device in Jesus' Farewell Discourse?
Excellent response. Thank you very much. I was leaning towards unified already because John is pretty intentional in how he crafts his narrative (even where he "contradicts" the Synoptics; quotes because I am fully aware of the fact the philosophical notion of non-contradiction is somewhat anachronistic to first century Jewish historical narratives).
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comment Who was Neri, father of Shealtiel?
@RaphaelRosch the ideas that the text is infallible and/or historical are hermeneutical presuppositions, and an approach can be hermeneutical regardless of where it falls on those issues, as a clarification.
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reviewed Close Were the ten commandments in opearation before Moses gave them to the Israelites?
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asked Multiple conflated sources or literary device in Jesus' Farewell Discourse?
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comment Plants created before the sun?
How do you take a text from Genesis and begin with another text written thousands of years later to explain it with no background or connection of the dots?
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reviewed Reject “Back in ships to Egypt” in Deut. 28
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reviewed Approve What is the significance of Mark's 'Long Ending'?
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reviewed Reject How Is the Date of Composition of the Gospels Estimated?
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reviewed Reject What did Jesus mean in John 6:26?
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reviewed Close Is the *Good News* translation of Isaiah 3:12 accurate?
Aug
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revised Means of transportation in the case of Jephthah and his daughter
blockquoted text
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reviewed Close If Adam wasn't deceived but Eve (1 Timothy 2:14), then, why did sin enter not by Eve but by Adam (Romans 5:12)?
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reviewed Close Does the affirmation “Lord is God” in Deut. 4:35 refer to God in the plural or singular sense?
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comment What does “a double minded man” in James 1:8 mean?
We're not interested in people's opinions apart from how they came to those conclusions, and personal meditation and divine revelation typically don't fly as sources here unless you also deal with the text in its original historic, literary, and linguistic context first.
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revised What does “a double minded man” in James 1:8 mean?
removed prescription
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comment What does “a double minded man” in James 1:8 mean?
Thanks for answering, but we're a little different from other sites that study the Bible. We don't appreciate prescriptive answers, stick to description. Stick to the text and describe what it says, don't prescribe actions or beliefs to your readers. This is not a Christian site. We also require answers to show their work.. I've removed the prescriptive content from this post. Please expand and show your work as defined in that post