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In 1 Corinthians 7:39 does "only in the Lord" modify "be married" (how she marries) or "whom" (the one she marries)?

1 Corinthians 7:39 says, "A wife is bound by law as long as her husband lives; but if her husband dies, she is at liberty to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord" (NKJV, emphasis ...
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Is ἐξ ( ἐκ,) " from" or "of" , or either -in 1 John 2:19?

How does it change the meaning of the verse - 1 John 2:19? What is the respective theological implication, if any? 1 John 2:19 KJV -"They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had ...
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What is the force of Jesus' use of the preposition εν in John 14:20?

... εγω εν τω πατρι μου και υμεις εν εμοι καγω εν υμιν [John 14:20 TR, undisputed] ... I (am) in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you. [John 14:20 KJV] Previously, Jesus has said (John 14:10) : ... ...
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Jeremiah 33:5 Does the KJV miss out a preposition in translation?

I was brought up short by reading this : whom I have slain in mine anger and in my fury, and for all whose wickedness I have hid my face from this city. [Jeremiah 33:5 KJV] It seemed that ...
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In the spirit or by the spirit?

Galatians 5:25 AKJV If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. ASV If we live by the Spirit, by the Spirit let us also walk. If we follow the Greek, which of them is more accurate. &...