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It seems unlikely. The Greek of Colossians 1:17b (SBL) καὶ τὰ πάντα ἐν αὐτῷ συνέστηκεν The Greek of Sirach 43:26b1 (Rahlfs) καὶ ἐν λόγῳ αὐτοῦ σύγκειται τὰ πάντα. The KJV that you quote indicates a possible connection between the verses primarily because of the word consist.2,3 However, you can see here that the bolded words are different (in lexeme, ...


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The versification of the Bible is not inspired, and there are occasionally different ways of breaking up the text into chapters and verses. You can compare many translations here. The CEV is taking one option, and making the sentence "The dragon stood on the beach beside the sea." as a distinct verse. This is also the option taken by the NLT, CSB, GNT, ISV, ...


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All through history evil people have persecuted good people. That's just how sin and the devil work. Sometimes the price for Faith and holding to the truth is very high. Sometimes it will cost your life in this world. Although at times God intervenes, and works miracles--such as those mentioned in Hebrews 11:30-35a--at other times God allows evil men in ...


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Who are the “tortured and refused their release…world was not worthy of them” people in Hebrews 11:35? Hebrews 11:35 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 35" Women received back their dead by resurrection; and others were tortured, not accepting their [a]release, so that they might obtain a better resurrection;" Hebrews 11:35 (AMP) 35 Women ...


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Here is the text of 1 Clem 30:5 - ευλογημενος γεννητος γυναικος ολιγοβιος. μη πολυς εν ρημασιν γινου. Here is the respected Michael W Holmes' 1992 translation: Blessed is the one born or woman who has a short life. Do not be overly talkative. Lightfoot's older translations has: Blessed is the offspring of a woman that liveth but a short time. Be not ...


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The short answer appears to be, "YES" - Heb 4:13 seems to quote 1 Enoch 9:5 as correctly observed by the OP. The author Hebrews does not say this explicitly, but such a lack of attribution is the norm in the NT, even when it quotes the OT. The "Comprehensive New Testament" (Cornerstone Publications) provides an extremely extensive list of ...


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Who is in mind? The great prophets of old, this subject is made clear in the passage itself: 32 And what more should I say? For time would fail me to tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets— (Hebrews 11:32, NRSV) All of these people, while not authors of a Prophetic Book, are Prophets in that they were receivers of the ...


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This appears to be an allusion to this "apocryphal" account in 2 Maccabbees 6 and 7. So says Ellicott's: ...Others were tortured.—See the account of the aged Eleazar (2 Maccabees 6:30), martyred because he would not pollute himself with swine’s flesh and the “flesh taken from the sacrifice commanded by the king.” The following chapter records the ...


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Thanks for the question; it was an interesting search. https://archive.org/details/selectionsfromgr00milluoft SELECTIONS FROM THE GREEK PAPYRI (1912) ...Seizing my lamp, he went up into my house, and stole and carried off a pair of bracelets of unstamped silver of the weight of 40 drachmas,... Footnote: 32. …’unstamped’: hence constantly in ...


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