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Pronoun implication about Logos in John 1:1-5

Please help track the pronouns and antecedents in John 1:1-5. In the Greek, do the “He” and the “him”’s that refer to the Logos in 1-4 definitively indicate personhood/agency, or could the antecedent ...
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(Psalm 33:6) LXX Duality to Logos?

I've been chasing the concept of Logos around the text and was drawn into Psalm 33:6 where we have: Psalm 33:6 (NRSV), By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and all their host by the breath ...
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What is the “logos” in Hebrews 4:12? [duplicate]

What is the “logos” in Hebrews 4:12? I know this question has been asked here before but I dont understand. Would you help me? In the original Greek the verse says: Zon gar o logos tou theou kai ...
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What is That 'which' in, "That which was from the beginning..." 1 John 1:1

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life— 2 the life was made ...
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What is the meaning of "words/logous" in John 14:24 as it compares with "words/rhemata" in John 14:10?

John 14:24 "Whoever does not love me does not keep my words. And the word that you hear is not mine but the Father's who sent me". ESV John 14:10 "Do you not believe that I am in the ...
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Rev 1:2 what are we to understand by John's wording regarding the logos?

...who testified to the word (λόγον logon) of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, everything that he saw. NASB He wore a robe dipped in blood, and his title was the Word of God. Rev 19:13 ...
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Who is the 'one and only son'? John 3:16 [closed]

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 Who is this son John speaks of? Surely it is Jesus as he ...
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What is the logos in Heb 4:12?

Heb 4:12 For the word (logos) of God is living and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, even penetrating as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to ...
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Does John 1:3 identify Jesus Christ as the creator?

John 1:3 speaks of the logos. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things came into being through Him, and apart ...
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How did Athanasius interpret Hebrews 4:12, and how should we?

Many people in my tradition read Hebrews 4:12 and interpret "logos" as "the Bible." However, I noticed in "On the Incarnation" that Athanasius seems to interpret "...
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logos and logou - what's the difference? [closed]

What's the difference between 'logos' and 'logou'? 1 Pet 1:23 Logos appears approx. 39 times in NT. as word, reason, speaker, account, matter 1 John 1:1 '...concerning the Word (logou) of Life' ...
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What logical, biblical or exegetical reason is there for referring to the 'Word' as Jesus before Jesus was born? [closed]

In John 1:1-3 we read of 'the Word' - in the beginning, was with God etc. The Word becoming flesh happened around 4 BC (give or take) Can we justifiably say, infer or imply, 'In the beginning was ...