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Guides to Academic Commentaries [closed]

When beginning to (self) study a new book I find myself spending quite a bit of time searching around my library sampling commentaries in my library as well as searching for reviews to try and get a ...
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Why was Nathaniel under the fig tree?

Why was Nathaniel under the fig tree? John 1:47-48 KJV Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile! Nathanael saith unto him, Whence knowest ...
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I’ve been researching upon Acrostic YHWH examples in the Hebrew Bible. Could they be useful in analyzing textual anomalies regarding, spelling? [closed]

I'm looking for a reference regarding the Acrostics of the Tetragrammaton to be found in the Hebrew Bible. Most seem only to know of those where the beginning letters of four consecutive words spell “...
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Can you please recommend the most trustworthy sources of the King James Bible and New King James Bible, to order them online? [closed]

Please do not take offense as I am new to it all, but after doing a bit of research, in my opinion the KJV is the most accurate, non manipulated translation of the bible, and the NKJV was recommended ...
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What promises does Peter refer to in 2 Peter 1:4?

2 Peter 1:3-4 (ESV): 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 4 by which he has ...
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What does it mean to bring all we say to the treasure house? [closed]

In Malachi 3:10, does bringing all we say to the treasure house mean, at that time, aid to the most needy? The house is a treasure, it can be each one of us, because each one is a member of a church.
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Zebulun's territory isn't at the seashore

In Genesis 49:13 (NASB) “Zebulun will reside at the seashore; And he shall be a harbor for ships, And his flank shall be toward Sidon. In Joshua 19:10-16 (NASB) 10 Now the third lot came up for the ...
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What would be good sources for the evidence for the change in language between Prot/Deutero/Trito Isaiah in the Bible?

I am very interested in understanding the biblical book of Isaiah. I have read in numerous places that virtually no modern scholars view the book as having been written only by the historical Isaiah ...
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What evidence is there that boiling a kid in its mother's milk (Exodus 23:19) was a pagan practice?

In Exodus 23:19 (KJV), Jehovah tells the Israelites, "Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mother's milk." Searching online for a possible meaning, many suggestions are given, the most ...
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Resources on the continuity and discontinuity debate of Ezekiel 1-39 and 40-48

I am writing a research paper regarding the continuity of Ezekiel 1–39 and 40–48, I am trying to prove that the author of Ezekiel 1–39 is the same figure 40–48. I am trying to find both, the ...