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Aramaic Lord's Prayer (Mt. 6:9-15) transcribed into IPA for pronunciation?

I am looking for a transcription of the Aramaic Lord's Prayer (Abun d'Bashmaya, Mt. 6:9-15) into International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), for aiding correct pronunciation.
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Seeking Resources on Hermeneutical Interpretation of Scripture Influenced by Egyptian Culture [closed]

I recently heard an interesting perspective from an Adventist Christian pastor and archaeologist regarding the potential influence of Egyptian culture on biblical scriptures. Specifically, he pointed ...
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What are some sources about the idea of official titles being mistaken as proper names in the Bible?

I'm looking for scholarship on the phenomenon of the Bible treating official titles as though they were proper names. Examples of this seem to include: Pharaoh, Abimelekh, Rabshakeh (maybe Agag?), all ...
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Anyone aware of any ancient source material regarding casting lots?

Is anyone aware of any ancient source material regarding the biblically described practice of casting lots, including when it was used by the first Christians to replace Judas? Most Google search ...
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Looking for highest possible resolution images of papyrus mss (for example P66 or P75)

I'm looking to find a source for some high resolution images of some pages of Biblical papyri, such as John in P66 or Corinthians in P46. I need them to be high enough resolution that I can look ...
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Who wrote that Achashteranim were eight-leggged animals?

The Bible (Esther 8:10, 8:14) references an animal called האחשתרנים (the Achashteranim). I have seen Jewish Medieval commentators, including R. Joseph Kara and R. Elazar Rokeach of Worms (unavailable ...
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Where can I find a concordance / original text analysis and dictionary for the Apocrypha?

For study reasons, I would like to find a concordance for the Deuterocanonical books + the Book of Enoch. Ideally, the concordance should contain the original Hebrew, Greek and Aramaic text with an a ...
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Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Works Questioning the Internal Unity of 2 Esdras 1-2

Among the King James Version Apocrypha, there is a certain book, called Second Esdras, which is found neither in the Masoretic Text, nor in the Greek Septuagint; its first two and last two chapters ...
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Who says that אשת לפידות means that Deborah was a red-head?

I seem to remember that some exegete/commentator writes that when Judges 4:4 says that Deborah was אשת לפידות - "The wife of Lapidoth/torches" it means that her hair was colored like a flame,...
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Eden, Adam and Eve as Midrash

Can anyone point me to any detailed articles, books or theses that expound Genesis 2-3 as midrash; ie; the idea that the Eden-Fall story is a midrashic tale to explain creation and fall?
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Sources for practice of festival of Booths in first-century, second temple Judaism

My understanding is that the festival of Booths (i.e., Sukkot) in first-century, second temple Judaism was a seven-day harvest festival that included petitions for rain and sunlight (for better crop ...
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Where online can I find a list of all the Hapax Legomena in the Hebrew Bible?

I am looking for a list online of all Hapax Legomena in the Hebrew Bible in text format that I can copy and paste into MS Word for further studies. I need something that's free and is not in a picture ...
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Where can I find a free LXX/English interlinear? [closed]

I'm looking for an interlinear Greek English Septuagint Old Testament. Is there a free one?
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What tool or resource can I use to find a list of all the words that commonly co-occur with a word? (STRONG's)

In the past I have asked for tools to help me find references for the co-occurrence of multiple words. Now I am asking for tools or resources that will allow me to enter one word and find a ranked ...
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Where can I find a .csv file of Strong's Greek Lexicon?

I'm looking for a csv or excel file that has at least the listing of every word in Strong's lexicon and it's corresponding Strong's number. Is anyone aware of such a resource?
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Reading the oldest version of the Septuagint

Will you direct me to the oldest version online or in any library of the Septuagint bible? In your opinion for some of the ones we have available today, are they accurate in bible study?
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