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Romans 4:5 earliest evidence (P40 Baden Papyrus 57)

Does anyone know where I can get a picture of P40 ( Baden Papyrus 57), specifically the part with Romans 4:5? I have contacted Heidelberg, Institut fur Papyrologie der Univ., (Inv. 645) but no answer ...
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What does “End” mean definitionally in Rom 10:4?

Rom 10:4 For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth. This scripture is in regards to righteousness? Is this speaking of Christ as the limit or end, total ...
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How many is “a multitude” of heavenly hosts in Luke 2:13

I’ve heard someone teach that it si translated as “murias” which means tens of thousands. The number in the Strong’s is 3461. The Greek word I come up with is “plethos” #4128 which is defined as 1) a ...
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How did the translators know if the word ἁμαρτία (sin) in the New Testament was in the singular form or plural form?

What is the best original text of the New Testament to look at some of the original words and if they were singular plural past or present tense? I am trying to do some deep research. I would love ...
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What does mean 'dahm' in Deuteronomy 32:14?

Here the text: «Butter of cattle, and cholov tzon, with fat of lambs, and rams of the breed of Bashan, and goats, with chittah (wheat) as fat as kidneys; and thou didst drink the pure dahm of the ...
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What does the“unclean and clean” refer to in Deutoronomy 12:15?

Deutoronomy 12:15 NASB 15 “However, you may slaughter and eat meat within any of your gates, [g]whatever you desire, according to the blessing of the Lord your God which He has given you; the ...
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What is the “sin” referred to in Hebrews 11:25?

Hebrews 11:25 choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. What is the sin referred to here?
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What does “such things” refer to in Hebrews 11:14

For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country. Hebrews 11:14 What does such things refer to? How and where did they say such things?
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Is “Shaul” just a bad translation of “Saul”?

Are "Shaul" and "Saul" the same name?
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Are the both works of Ephesians 2:8-10 works of the Torah?

Eph 2:8-10  For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:  Not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus ...
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Are the swarming things in Leviticus 11:29-38 the only creatures that defile other articles besides human beings?

After describing about five groups of unclean animals/creatures in Leviticus 11 it seems only the swarming creatures have the effect of defiling other vessels like stoves,ovens and pots besides human ...
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What Gospel was preached before Jesus revealed the cross?

I wonder if this particular notion has a special place in theology. To me the next two notions have quite a bit of impact to what i believe they preached, and we should preach. 1) Jesus makes the ...
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Are pulpits Scriptural requirements for preaching during Christian corporate worship?

The use of some sort of pulpit dates back to Old Testament times as I observed it was first mentioned in Nehemiah 8:4: And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the ...
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How can be translated 1Peter 3:21?

Good morning. For some time I have a question about 1 Peter 3:21. I want to know all the possibilities of translating the text to know how to interpret the text. I noticed that there are textual ...
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What is the most probable meaning of Leviticus 20:20?

Leviticus 20:20 NASB 20 If there is a man who lies with his uncle’s wife he has uncovered his uncle’s nakedness; they will bear their sin. They will die childless Does this refer to the following: ...
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In Zechariah 9:11 what is the “Blood of thy covenant” and "the pit wherein is no water?

Zechariah 9:11 11 As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant I have sent forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein is no water. *What is this "Blood of thy covenant? *What is this pit wherein ...
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Is it a written law or an oral law that Peter says is violated when a Jew associates with a non-Jew?

"You yourselves know how unlawful it is for a Jew to associate with or to visit anyone of another nation, (Acts 10:28 ESV) Can someone offer a citation from Torah or other Jewish works that may have ...
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What is Daniel's mission on earth? [on hold]

I have a contraction and I do not know with certainty the mission of Daniel on earth, please be very useful for someone with knowledge, let me know, thank you very much
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Grammar help please: συνεσταυρωμαι in Gal 2:20

I was looking at Galatians 2:20 - I have been crucified with Christ. (ESV version) And I wondered if there was anything in the Greek grammar that showed if "have been" indicated an action of a ...
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Looking at scripture when do we receive the soul [on hold]

When looking at scripture when does the soul enter the body
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In Mark 14:43 what were the staves the mob was carrying?

[Mark 14:43 KJV] 43 And immediately, while he yet spake, cometh Judas, one of the twelve, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders. ...
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Why did the Apostle Paul leave Trophimus sick, while Epaphroditus was also sick to the point of death in Philippians 2:27?

If the Apostle Paul still had the power to heal why would he leave Trophimus sick, while Epaphroditus was also sick to the point of death in Philippians 2:27 and encouraged Timothy to use a little ...
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Does a backslider still have hope?

I read an article,which talks about the present tense of Greek. The article points out that this aspect means the action is continuing and unending. Further, I found the word "believe", in the present ...
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How was atonement made for eating and touching an “unclean carcass” without shedding of blood in Leviticus 11:39-40?

Leviticus 11:39-40 NASB 39 ‘Also if one of the animals dies which you have for food, the one who touches its carcass becomes unclean until evening. 40 He too, who eats some of its carcass shall ...
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How is Malachi 1:11 to be understood?

Early Christians linked the sacrifice of the Eucharist with the sacrifice described in Malachi 1. In the King James Version, this passage relevant reads 10 ... I have no pleasure in you, saith the ...
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Did God create evil? [on hold]

God created the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil and placed it in the Garden of Eden. So could there have been the knowledge of evil if evil itself had actually not been in existence created by God? ...
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Do translators really know how to translate “a man after his own heart” ? 1 Sam. 13:14

After a brief study, it appears that translators are unsure how to translate this phrase. The NET bible translation notes say "Heb 'according to his heart.' The idiomatic expression means to be like-...
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Can Isaiah 9:6 & John 8:58 be taken to prove Christ is the Father?

Why is the messiah called Everlasting Father in Isaiah 9:6? For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called ...
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John 20:19 was this evening of the first day, what we call Sunday night after sunset?

John 20:19 was this day what God named as the second day (Genesis 1:8)
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Why didn't John the Baptist become Christ's Disciple [on hold]

While we see clearly that John The Baptist pointed people to Christ and testified that Christ is the Messiah (John 3:28,30, Luke 3:15-18) why is it that he himself didn't follow Christ. John still had ...
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According to Hebrews 8:4, does the author of the Epistle to the Hebrews believe that Jesus was never on earth?

Hebrews 8:4 4 For if He were on earth, He would not be a priest, since there are priests who offer the gifts according to the law; NKJV, ©1982 Since the verse states, “if he were on earth,” is the ...
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Does 1 John 3:8-9 teach that a person can be entirely free from sin and sinning?

In the Scriptures we read: He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the ...
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In Matthew 4:3 what is the background of the term “son of God”?

I did an unscientific search for the phrase "son of God" and the only OT reference in the KJV that I found was this: [Dan 3:25 KJV] 25 He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the ...
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Are angels members of Godkind because of Psalm 8:5? [on hold]

Are angels members of Godkind because of Psalm 8:5? ותחסרהו מעט מאלהים וכבוד והדר תעטרהו׃
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What is the extent of the silence commanded of women in 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 and 1 Timothy 2:11-12?

Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law. 35And if they will learn any thing, let ...
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Did the event spoken of in Jude 9 literally happen? [duplicate]

Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee. — Jude 9 This event ...
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“Limanuel”? Help me out this is here any word in Greek for “God with us”?

Emmanuel "God with us" (Isaiah 7:14) What is the Greek word for "God with us"? I believe it is Emmanuel. However, somebody strongly argued that it is Limanuel which I didn't fine in the Bible nor in ...
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Why do trinitarians say the holy spirit is a person? [on hold]

What is the Biblical basis for saying the holy spirit is a person? From my observation of the text, I see no basis for this belief. The holy spirit is continuously presented in the Bible as God's ...
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Why does the Bible commend the Magi for following the star, when it condemns astrology? [on hold]

Why does the Bible commend the Magi for following the star (Matthew 2:2 especially), when it condemns astrology? Matthew 2 GOD’S WORD Translation (GW) 2:1 Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea when ...
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What did Jesus teach about water baptism and discipleship in Matthew 28:19,20?

[Mat 28:19-20 KJV] 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have ...
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The ultimate source of evil [on hold]

In John 19:10-11 we read: Then saith Pilate unto him, Speakest thou not unto me? knowest thou not that I have power to crucify thee, and have power to release thee? Jesus answered, Thou couldest ...
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( Exodus 22:15 ) (exegesis) Elaborate on “if it is hired, it came for its hire.”

Exodus 22:14-15 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 14 “If a man borrows anything from his neighbor, and it is injured or dies while its owner is not with it, he shall make full restitution. 15 If ...
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In Genesis 21:17 why does God hear only the boy's prayer?

As I read Genesis 21:17, I spent a good time wondering why God heard the cry of the boy whereas his mother also cried at the same time. "And God heard the voice of the boy, and the angel of God ...
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Did Judas commit suicide by hanging himself because Satan “had entered him”? or was it by his own “free will”?

I will start off by quoting a portion of John 6:70, which says: Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil? "Devil" here is "Diabolos, slanderous; with ...
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Did the menorah burn 24/7?

Exodus 27:20 says that "the lamp [/menorah is] to burn always" but in the next verse it says that "Aaron and his sons shall order it from evening to morning". Moreover, 1 Sam 3:3 says "ere the lamp ...
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Silver, An Emblem of Redemption? [on hold]

Is a Silver trumpet an emblem of Redemption Numbers 10:2, 4 Two Silver Signal Trumpets 10 The Lord said to Moses, 2 “Make two trumpets out of hammered silver. Use them to call the community together ...
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Is sin coming “through” Adam like a train passing “through” a tunnel? [on hold]

Romans 5v12 We see a train come out of a tunnel and we think it is passing through that tunnel. We do not assume the tunnel made the train. We read that "through one man sin entered the world" but we ...
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What is Paul forbidding in 1 Timothy 2:12?

What is the right understanding of 1 Timothy 2:12 based only on grammar. Should it be understood as "I don't let any woman teach other man (adult male gender) or to have power over man(adult male ...
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What does “sanctify me” in Numbers 20:12 mean?

Numbers 20:12 KJV And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into ...
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Why was the water not defiled by an unclean carcass in Leviticus 11:35-36?

Leviticus 11:35-36 NASB 35 Everything, moreover, on which part of their carcass may fall becomes unclean; an oven or a [t]stove shall be smashed; they are unclean and shall continue as unclean to ...

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