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What is the meaning of word translated immortality in 1 Corinthians 15:53?

What is the meaning of immortality in 1 Corinthians 15:53? For the perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality.
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In Samuel 19, is it Naioth or hut of prophets?

In 1 Samuel 19:18 (NASB) So David fled and escaped, and came to Samuel at Ramah; and he informed him of everything that Saul had done to him. And he and Samuel went and stayed in Naioth According to ...
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Noise of archers, disturbers or of those who distribute water?

In Judges 5:11 there's different translations as to who does the noise. In KJV They that are delivered from the noise of archers in the places of drawing water, there shall they rehearse the ...
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How to know when to use Shihor or Nile?

In Joshua 13:3 (NASB) from the Shihor which is east of Egypt, even as far as the border of Ekron to the north (it is counted as Canaanite); the five governors of the Philistines: the Gazite, the ...
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“fourth” or “dust clouds”?

In Numbers 23:10 (KJV) Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his! The original word is ...
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Is it Reul or Deul?

In Numbers 1:14 (NASB) Of Gad; Eliasaph the son of Deuel. In KJV of Gad, Eliasaph the son of Deuel; Then, in Numbers 2:14 (NASB) Then follows the tribe of Gad; and the leader of the sons of Gad: ...
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Contents or feathers?

In Leviticus 1:16 BPT09 O papo com o seu conteúdo deve arrancá-lo e atirá-lo para o lugar destinado às cinzas, perto do altar, a oriente do mesmo. which translates to The crop with its contents ...
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Usage of an uncommon Hebrew word for “shone” in Exodus

In Exodus 34:29 (KJV): And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses wist not that the skin ...
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What's the right translation in Exodus 9:23-24: fire or lightning?

Exodus 9:23-24 NIV reads When Moses stretched out his staff toward the sky, the Lord sent thunder and hail, and lightning flashed down to the ground. So the Lord rained hail on the land of Egypt; 24 ...
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Different words to describe the “rod serpent”

In Exodus 4:3 (KJV) And he said, Cast it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it. Serpent comes from the word nachash and the outline of ...
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Does Hamor in Genesis 34:3 have double-meaning?

In Genesis 34:2 And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her. the term "of Hamor" comes from H2544 / Chamowr ...
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Is “dead” in 1 Corinthians 15:42 singular or plural?

Here's the verse in question (NKJV): So also [is] the resurrection of the dead. [The body] is sown in corruption, it is raised in incorruption. In the original Greek, is "dead" singular or ...
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Is it more accurate to translate Matthew 6:13 as “lead us not into temptation” or “into trial”?

Matthew 6:13 lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. Is it better to translate this as "lead us not into trial"?
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Why was the word “Bishop” used in Titus 1:7 and 1 Peter 2:25 [KJV] instead of “Guardian” (ἐπίσκοπον)?

Why was the word "Bishop" used in Titus 1:7 and 1 Peter 2:25 [KJV] instead of "Guardian" / "Episkopon" (Ἐπίσκοπον)? 1 Peter 2:25 [KJV] [25] "For ye were as sheep ...
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In James 2:23, does the use of the word “fulfilled” (ἐπληρώθη) suggest that Genesis 15:6 was a prophecy about the future (IE: Genesis 22:12)?

[Jas 2:20-26 NASB] (20) But are you willing to recognize, you foolish fellow, that faith without works is useless? (21) Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up Isaac his son ...
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Why does the Hebrew switch in Genesis 12:3 for the same English translated word curse?

Upon closer reading of the text in the Hebrew passage the same translated word in English to curse is actually two different words in the Hebrew with two different root meanings. What does each word ...
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One word for 'journey of life' in Bible [closed]

I want a word for "journey of life" from the bible text, that describes every aspect of life (i.e., journey) in a single word
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In 1 Corinthians 3:9, does “You are God's field” refer only to the Body of Christ, and if so, what does it mean?

In the gospels, Jesus referred to the "field" as "the world": [Mat 13:38 NKJV] (38) "The field is the world, the good seeds are the sons of the kingdom, but the tares are the ...
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Is feminists' translation of Genesis 2:21-22 from “rib” to “side” defensible? [duplicate]

Was it a rib that God took from Adam to make a woman? Genesis 2:22 Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man. And from the rib הַצֵּלָ֛ע (haṣ·ṣê·lā‘) Article | Noun - ...
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Why did H.S direct John to use the word for “to happen” in Revelation 16:17 instead off the normal word for “to complete”?

Revelation 16:17 Then the seventh poured out his bowl into the air, and a loud voice came out of the temple from the throne, saying, “It is done! ”--that is, "γέγονεν." What catches my eye here is ...