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Apr
28
comment What does Mark's account of the upper room reveal about Judas' part in the new covenant?
a) Jesus told them about the covenant after they drank it, and b) even if he had not, there are plenty of covenants entered and then broken.
Apr
25
answered What is the meaning of “The time is fulfilled” in Mark 1:15?
Apr
24
answered Why is the lesson of the fig tree a “parable”?
Apr
24
answered Why it is translated “Be filled by the Spirit” (Eph 5:18-20)
Apr
24
answered Is the breaking of bread in Luke 24:30 meant to be understood in terms of the Last Supper?
Jan
10
answered What do pronouns “their” in Mark 9:43-48 refer to?
Oct
4
awarded  Yearling
Mar
11
answered Does the greek word απαυγασμα indicate the person of Christ, or just his qualities?
Mar
10
answered Does the Greek verb ὑπακούω generally imply faith?
Feb
20
comment How was the Tabernacle built?
Do curtains have to be stretched taut?
Feb
19
answered What does it mean to convict the world concerning righteousness?
Oct
23
awarded  Quorum
Oct
4
awarded  Yearling
Sep
19
answered When Samson posed his riddle, how were his companions supposed to guess it?
Aug
6
comment When a new translation of the Bible is created
For a detailed discussion of this, I recommend A History of New Testament Lexicography by John A. L. Lee. It specifically explores how translators have relied heavily on lexicons, which in turn rely heavily on earlier translations and other lexicons.
Jul
19
comment Is 2 Timothy 3:16-7 intended to be inclusive or exclusive?
Couldn't the author of 2 Timothy have been referring to the Torah, Nevi'im, and/or Ketuvim as an unambiguous specific set of texts?
Jun
29
comment Is oral history like the telephone game?
Try playing "telephone" with adults. It's distinctly pointless because the transmission rarely changes.
Nov
19
awarded  Critic
Oct
25
answered How did the Greek “charis” come to imply “favor?”
Oct
14
comment What does 1 Corinthians 9:27 literally say?
A. T. Robertson mentions Aristophanes, Aristotle, and Plutarch in using "buffet".