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Was Joseph 10 or 17 when sold into slavery by his brothers?

I know Genesis 37:2 says he was 17, but the Hebrew word here for "seventeen" is the word "asar or esreh" (according to Strong's #6240), which is translated to "ten". I'm ...
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According to Deuteronomy 1:39 and Numbers 32:11 someone suggesting baptism should be given to only age 20 or above. What age is right for Baptism?

The argument is given that children below 20 can not be accountable as per God in Deut. 1:39. On that basis, the repentance below age 20 should not be acceptable therefore giving baptism below 20 is ...
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Does Mark 10:6 imply a short (literal) creation week?

In speaking about marriage and divorce, Jesus takes the Pharisees back to the beginning in Mark 10:6 (NKJV, emphasis mine): "But from the beginning of the creation [αρχης κτισεως], God ‘made ...
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How can one explain Moses' Mother as more than 120 years? [closed]

I came with the fact that Moses' Mother died with a superior age than him: 7 Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died, yet his eyes were not weak nor his strength gone. (NIV) And ...
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