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Jewish by birth (never religiously), baptized as an infant in the Roman Catholic Church, but just now preparing to be confirmed and have my first communion.

I recently completed some papers which are available on the Articles section of my website. Let me know what you think (contact@simply-a-christian.com).

  1. The First Day of the Week in the New Testament
  2. An Exegesis of John 3:3: "You Must Be Born Again"
  3. An Exegesis of 2 Tim. 1:16-18: The Case of Onesiphorus – a Proof of Prayer for the Dead
  4. A Discourse on the Greek Word μονογενής
  5. The Translation of the Phrase וְלֹא יָסָפוּ in Num. 11:25
  6. The Translation of the Hebrew Verb פָּסַח in Consideration of Contextual Usages
  7. A Discourse on Gehinnam

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answered A doubt related to 1 Peter 3:20
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comment On what basis do some modern Bible manuscripts omit Matt. 17:21?
BTW, if I originally made the question, I'd already have given you best answer for answering the question asked.
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comment On what basis do some modern Bible manuscripts omit Matt. 17:21?
One should also note that Mark 9:29 has ...ἐν οὐδενὶ δύναται ἐξελθεῖν..., while Matthew 17:21 (in manuscripts which have it; and, there are many) has ...οὐκ ἐκπορεύεται... If indeed Matt. 17:21 was originally missing, and it was later incorporated by a scribe from Mark 9:29, how do you explain the dissimilarity of the Greek text? Certainly a scribe would have simply copied Mark 9:29 verbatim.
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comment On what basis do some modern Bible manuscripts omit Matt. 17:21?
Did you say that Codex Sinaiticus is the earliest witness of all those that do and do not have Matt. 17:21? If so, did you not notice that Origen includes it, and he lived in late 2nd century to mid 3rd century (184/185 – 253/254)?
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comment On what basis do some modern Bible manuscripts omit Matt. 17:21?
You answered the question that was asked, but you added some of your own insight. So, I must ask, what's the earliest witness of those that do not have the verse, and what's the earliest witness of those that do have the verse? You seem to believe that the earliest of them all do not have the verse, but I'm not so sure that's true.
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asked John 20:17: τὸν πατέρα μου καὶ πατέρα ὑμῶν καὶ θεόν μου καὶ θεὸν ὑμῶν
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comment Jeremiah 30:9, David as King
As much as it pains me to say this, and it does, you don't need to include the information about Jesus in your response. "This is not a Christian site," and since the question pertains to a passage of scripture in the Tanakh which makes no explicit mention of Jesus, there should be necessity to inlcude such information in your response in order to substantiate your claims. I do like that inclusion of 2 Sam. 7:8-13 though. :)
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comment Jeremiah 30:9, David as King
I didn't downvote, but you may want to edit your response to align with the edited question.
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comment Jeremiah 30:9, David as King
Why does it make sense if it only refers to a descendant of David and not David himself? How do we know it does not refer to a resurrected David himself? You have to substantiate your claim. :)