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God, Theos, Elohim, Kurios, Lord, Adonai, Abba, Father El Shaddai, and Elah are all not names. Theos just means god or deity in Greek. In the Old testament, Elohim can refer to a single deity or to deities in the plural. The word is the plural form of the word eloah and related to el, which means gods or magistrates. Kyrios or kurios is "Lord" or &...


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First, "Idumea" is the name used by the Greeks and Romans for "Edom", eg, Mark 3:8. The Hebrew text of Lam 4:21, 22 simply says "daughter of Edom" בַּת־אֱדֹום as is obvious, and as the OP has correctly quoted it. It is not surprising that Greek translators of the LXX would translate this as θύγατερ Ἰδουμαίας (= Daughter of ...


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The Dead Sea “Scrolls” [most are fragments and mere scraps] and the Samaritan Pentateuch agree more with the Greek Old Testament (referred to as the Septuagint) than they do with the Masoretic Text even though: of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Great Isaiah Scroll (1QIsaᵃ) which is dated by some scholars to BC 100 is a forgery made in the 1st century AD proven by ...


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