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Dec
21
comment Herod The Fox: Luke 13-32
Re-reading this, I'm left wondering, are you assuming that whoever translated the spoken phrase from the Aramaic or Hebrew into Greek did so badly? Only the most deliberately literal translations would leave in a misleading idiom without translating the sense.
Dec
21
comment Does Spiritual blindness mean not knowing God's Word?
@DJClayworth yes they did, and no they didn't. There is knowing and there is knowing.
Dec
21
reviewed Reviewed Peter's response in Acts 2:16-23
Dec
21
reviewed Reviewed *Two* miraculous catches of fish in John 21 and significance?
Dec
19
revised Does Exodus explain itself as to why God hardens Pharaoh's heart in chapter 4?
attempt to channel answers close to the text
Dec
19
reviewed Reviewed What is the difference in response between Zechariah and Mary?
Dec
19
comment Does Exodus explain itself as to why God hardens Pharaoh's heart in chapter 4?
@Caleb that's just as true of lots of other questions on the site, the one Susan linked to being a more extreme example than this one that at least quotes a single verse. Good answers should build up from the text and if the text addresses God's motivations that does not necessarily mean speculative leaps. I would start with Exodus 7:3-5
Dec
19
revised Does Exodus explain itself as to why God hardens Pharaoh's heart in chapter 4?
blockquote added for readability, other minor tweaks.
Dec
19
comment Does Exodus explain itself as to why God hardens Pharaoh's heart in chapter 4?
This seems like a perfectly good, on topic question to me.
Dec
18
revised Was Jesus’ commandment to “love enemies” (Matthew 5:43) meant literally?
added verse and some context
Dec
18
reviewed Reviewed Does the woman in Revelation 12 go down to the earth from the heaven?
Dec
18
reviewed No Action Needed How did Biblical translators decide on cypress for the type of wood in Noah's ark?
Dec
17
comment Was Jesus’ commandment to “love enemies” (Matthew 5:43) meant literally?
@H3br3wHamm3r81 it could be hyperbole, and other commands in the Sermon on the Mount usually are read that way. Of course I don't think it is hyperbole, but it isn't axiomatically literal.
Dec
17
reviewed Reviewed Does “days” in prophecy equal “years” (Daniel 9 - Seventy Weeks)
Dec
17
reviewed Leave Open Was Jesus’ commandment to “love enemies” (Matthew 5:43) meant literally?
Dec
17
reviewed Reopen What is being “judged” in 2 Corinthians 5:10?
Dec
17
revised What is being “judged” in 2 Corinthians 5:10?
added English text and changed link to ESV (because it's easy for me to get ESV in markdown form and NASB doesn't seem to have come from the OP)
Dec
16
revised Does Jesus show compassion to demons in Mark 5:12-13
added verse
Dec
16
reviewed Reviewed Why is the genealogy in Luke attributed to Mary?
Dec
16
revised Why is the genealogy in Luke attributed to Mary?
Tidied up formatting/punctuation, and removed anecdote at the end.