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דָג and דָגה in Jonah 1:17 – 2:1

i know that i am coming late to this party but I have only just located this site. Have any of you heard of the QBLH method of cryptography promulgated by the ancient Israelites? This system of ...
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Is the "you" in "you may be perfect and complete" (James 1:4) meant as a group or as an individual?

First the easy part - "you" in James 1:4 does not exist in the original Greek - it is implied by the plural verb. That implied second person pronoun is plural. Second, the tricky part. ...
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Is The Lord God Almighty the Temple and the Lamb in Revelation 21:22?

Grammar First, there is a simple rule of grammar - that when using the verb "to be" (ie, εἰμί in Greek) the nouns take the same case after as before. We can see a good example of this in ...
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Grammatically, does 2 Samuel 7:15's אֲשֶׁ֥ר have to refer to Saul?

Some of the facts quoted by the OP are not quite correct. So, let me set out the linguistic facts of the three verses referenced by the OP (with my literal translations). 2 Sam 7:15 - But My loving ...
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Does H7657, mean just "70"; or can it mean "60"also?

The OP's assertion is simply untrue - the word שִׁבְעִים (shibim) means 70 (seventy) and is thus translated in BOTH Num 31:33, 38 in every translation I checked such as NIV, ESV, BSB, NASB. Even in ...
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Psalm 22:31 - Whose children are they?

As you noted, זֶ֥רַע literally means seed, and figuratively means offspring. Radak says that you should read it with an extra ש זרע שיעבדנו Only future offspring who serve G-d will be counted (or ...
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In John 1:12, what is the grammatical significance of the tense of the four verbs in understanding the relationship between faith and salvation?

Interpreting Greek tenses is part science and part art. While not in anyway an expert, I will try to break down the tenses in John 1:12 and interpret their use as best I understand them. Sentence ...
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