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If monogenes (mono + genes) really means 'one of a kind', 'special', 'a single example' and so forth, then what has happened to genes ? Mono alone means 'one', 'sole', 'single'. The rejection of monogenes meaning 'only begotten' is too complex and too extensive to properly cover all the many convolutions of argument used in the controversy, on a site such as ...


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To understand this important instruction it is necessary to recall how ancient Israelite land and property was delineated. Each family/clan had an allocated piece of land to work and from which to collect harvests. Only rarely were fences used, instead, "boundary stones" were used to mark corners and edges of property. If an unscrupulous adjacent ...


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The reason for‘ no man’ is in the reason for this account. It wasn’t about the adultery .... at all. It was about the Law. The Pharisees were trying to have Jesus violate (speak against) the Law. Jesus had to fulfil the Law, both as a Rabbi, and as a ‘man’ having to fully ‘keep’ the Law. Jesus was going about preaching grace and Mercy, but could not be ...


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The answer is in the question and neatly summarized by Ellicot: (5) But unto the place which the Lord your God shall choose out of all your tribes.—The very form of the order proves its antiquity. No one who was acquainted with the removal of that “place” from Shiloh to Nob, from Nob to Gibeon, from Gibeon to Jerusalem, could have written with such utter ...


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The content of the Book of Deuteronomy itself suggests that Moses' contribution to it almost certainly ended with Deut 32, possibly, 32:33 specifically. Whether Moses or Joshua actually write chapter 32 after Moses spoke the words is unknown. Indeed, Joshua may have also written chapter 31 as well because Moses then occurs in the 3rd person. Chapters 33 &...


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Did Moses write Deuteronomy 33:4? The Tanakh reveals in [Joshua 8:32] that the completed scroll of Deuteronomy (Devarim, דְּבָרִ֗ים) was written by Joshua (Yehoshua, יְהוֹשֻׁ֙עַ֙). The modern text of Deuteronomy is based on Joshua's copy of the original scroll written by Moses (Moshe, משֶׁה֙). Joshua 8:32 [MT] "And he wrote there upon the stones a copy ...


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In John 8:1-11, not mentioning the man involved in this clear Jewish setup, was part of the plot. The woman was used and the man was very possibly one of the accusers who wanted to "frame" Jesus by trapping Him (v6). In fact, their actions, in themselves were also illegal under Torah. If anyone saw that a crime was to be committed (v4), that ...


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The pattern the OP notices is more widespread than just the two texts quoted. here is a greater sample: Matt 23:23 - Justice ; Mercy ; Faithfulness Micah 6:8 - Act justly ; Love mercy ; Walk humbly before God Jer 7:3-6 - Deal justly ; Do not oppress the alien, widow, etc ; Don’t follow other gods Jer 9:24 - Justice ; kindness ; Righteousness James 1:26, 27 ...


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Pointless Squabbling The dispute regarding the rendering "only-begotten" and "only [son]" is completely unnecessary, simply because "only-begotten" and "only son" are entirely synonymous. If the Son is the only child, he is the only-begotten, if he is the only-begotten, he is the only son; if one objects to the child ...


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Monogenes is a word of the Greek New Testament that occurs 9 times, whose meaning is contentious because of the Arian vs Trinitarian controversy. The contention is best illustrated by its translation in the earliest version, Jerome’s Vulgate of 400 AD. 3 times it applies to a parent’s only child (Luke 7:12, 8:42, 9:38) and is translated “unicus”, unique. ...


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NIV Proverbs 23:10 Do not move an ancient boundary stone or encroach on the fields of the fatherless, 11 for their Defender is strong; he will take up their case against you. The implication is that just because there is no man figure in the homestead, one should not take advantages of the fatherless. John Gill's Exposition: and enter not into the fields ...


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There is a subtlety in the text as pointed out by several commentaries, see below. Apparently, the LXX recognized this and either used an older version of the Hebrew text or corrected the copyists' mistake. One form could easily be mistaken for the other text variant. Cambridge: I hate robbery &c.] Render with R.V. I hate robbery with iniquity, and I ...


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Would this simply mean they were cast out of the camp and never welcomed back? No, according to httpd://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kareth: The Hebrew term kareth ("cutting off" Hebrew: כָּרֵת‎, [kaˈret]) is a form of punishment for sin ... In the Talmud, kareth means not necessarily physical "cutting off" of life, but extinction of the soul ...


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