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Is "world" a reasonable interpretation of the Greek "Chronos"?

The Greek word for 'world' - kosmos - is not in the text. However, in Young's concordance (of the K.J.V.), under 'World' is included the Greek for age, indefinite time, dispensation - aion. Also the ...
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How old was Ahaz when Hezekiah was born?

Regarding the suggestion of Ahaz and Hezekiah actually being brothers, I can find no commentator who has drawn this conclusion. However, as other answers have mentioned, there is reason to suspect the ...
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How old was Ahaz when Hezekiah was born?

These answers are thought provoking. Thanks! However, I see another possibility that can be built upon the suggestion that Hezekiah's rule was delayed a few years after King Ahaz's death. Since ...
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Is "world" a reasonable interpretation of the Greek "Chronos"?

The KJV translation is a complete mystery and highly interpretive. The TR Greek text of the Titus 1:2 is simply: ἐπ’ ἐλπίδι ζωῆς αἰωνίου, ἣν ἐπηγγείλατο ὁ ἀψευδὴς Θεὸς πρὸ χρόνων αἰωνίων = on the ...
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Is "world" a reasonable interpretation of the Greek "Chronos"?

It is a matter of how you express "before time began" or 'before time of the ages." πρὸ χρόνων αἰωνίων (NA28); the same in TR αἰώνιος ... ① pert. to a long period of time, long ago ...
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Are the 480 years of 1 Kings 6:1 wrong?

Are the 480 years of 1 Kings 6:1 wrong? The short answer is no. The Bible Chronology Timeline-part III provides in my opinion a pretty reasonable overall Old Testament Chronology (although I think 5 ...
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How old was Joshua during the Conquest? How many years between his death and the first oppression?

Bible Chronology Timeline states this: Like all other ancient time records, those of the Bible present problems. In the first place, the records are often incomplete. In the second, we cannot always ...
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When was the Gospel of Mark written?

In 1852, Thomas Birks advanced an alternative view of the origins of Mark's Gospel which still has merit. After acknowledging the Latinisms, he notes that there is also evidence that the Gospel was ...
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Acts Chronological Timeline

I like The MacArthur Bible Handbook as a first pass. It includes his dates on the NT books, a timeline with activities of the early church (for Acts), a timeline on the 1st century political rulers (...
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How could King Herod have killed John the baptist in Matthew 14?

Original: Ἡρώδης Transliteration: Hērōdēs Phonetic: hay-ro'-dace Thayer Definition: Herod = "heroic" HEROD: Is the name of a royal family that flourished among the Jews in the times of ...
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Does the Bible say the earth was created in six 24 hour days?

Perhaps a key to understand the length of the creative days is to compare the length of the initial six days with final day, the Sabbath. Genesis 1:5, 8 NIV 5 God called the light “day,” and the ...
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Does the Bible say the earth was created in six 24 hour days?

Earth not Empty when Created “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Gen 1:1). The earth originally was so breathtakingly beautiful that the angels of God shouted for sheer joy! “...
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