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comment Herod The Fox: Luke 13-32
If you gave me a 'two-finger salute' in the UK, and I reiterated the story to my friends telling them that you 'flipped me off', I would not be accurately relaying the precise gesture you made to my friends - but they would understand your intent better by my contextual choice of explanation. This may have been the author of the gospel's intent, or it may have been a literal recording of the event where the Semitic context was lost on the author himself, being a Greek (keep in mind that Lukan authorship is a later tradition - we have no idea who the author is).
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comment Herod The Fox: Luke 13-32
@JackDouglas possibly. It was either translated literally by the Greek author (and it's possible the Semitic use was even lost on that author - depending on who you think Luke was and when you date his gospel), or the author intended to use the Greek metaphor (and it may not even be close to what Jesus originally said, which is entirely possible given that the author of Luke's gospel acknowledges he is not an eyewitness to the events). So is it a bad translation? That's a matter of perspective. (continued)...
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revised Does Spiritual blindness mean not knowing God's Word?
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comment Does Spiritual blindness mean not knowing God's Word?
We prefer answers that don't merely make assertions or opinion statements, but rather explain the text and all underlying assumptions behind any conclusions made. We call this 'showing your work.' This doesn't show its work, which is a requirement on this site. Don't just tell us what you know, tell us how you know it.
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revised Does Spiritual blindness mean not knowing God's Word?
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comment Does Spiritual blindness mean not knowing God's Word?
Welcome to Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange! Be sure to take our site tour to learn more about us. We're a little different from other sites. Please keep in mind that this is not a Christian site. Be sure to check out what makes us different from other sites that study the Bible. Please focus on the text in its original context without applying it to modern religious followers.
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comment What does the Greek for “be reconciled” mean in 2 Corinthians 5:20?
Also, welcome to Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange! Be sure to take our site tour to learn more about us. We're a little different from other sites. Please keep in mind that this is not a Christian site. Be sure to check out what makes us different from other sites that study the Bible.
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comment What does the Greek for “be reconciled” mean in 2 Corinthians 5:20?
This was merged into an existing question that is a duplicate so that the answers here also go there.
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comment 2 Cor 5:20: “be reconciled to God” translation
Another question was merged into this one, FYI. The edit is to bring over an aspect of that question that is helpful here.
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revised 2 Cor 5:20: “be reconciled to God” translation
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comment Luke 22:38 - ἱκανόν ἐστιν - Does it mean, “It is enough” or “Enough!”
@H3br3wHamm3r81 haha nice. I like your edit better
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comment Luke 22:38 - ἱκανόν ἐστιν - Does it mean, “It is enough” or “Enough!”
Welcome to Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange! Be sure to take our site tour to learn more about us. We're a little different from other sites. I made a quick edit to format the text quote and tagged this with the book of Luke. Interesting question!
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revised Luke 22:38 - ἱκανόν ἐστιν - Does it mean, “It is enough” or “Enough!”
tagging formatting
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comment *Two* miraculous catches of fish in John 21 and significance?
We stop short of application to modern religious followers when answering questions about the Bible (which means we don't fully exegete the text in the religious sense of the practice). Instead, we stick to the meaning of the text in its original context. I've edited to remove the prescriptive content.
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comment *Two* miraculous catches of fish in John 21 and significance?
Welcome to Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange! Be sure to take our site tour to learn more about us. We're a little different from other sites. Please don't "preach" at readers. Instead, describe your perspective without prescribing it. We're looking for lectures rather than sermons. Please keep in mind that not all of your readers here are Christians.
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revised *Two* miraculous catches of fish in John 21 and significance?
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reviewed Reopen What is being “judged” in 2 Corinthians 5:10?
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comment What are the various ways that “elohim” has been translated?
@fredsbend also, check out Why can't I ask my 'big question?'
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comment What are the various ways that “elohim” has been translated?
See relevant meta post: Clarification on Questions About the Original Languages Without Seeking to Understand a Specific Text
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comment What are the various ways that “elohim” has been translated?
@fredsbend yes, and it is not focused on understanding a specific text. The broad piece is the biggest issue. The specific text piece is controversial - hence the meta post I am still working on.