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Need images of Codex Alexandrinus & Leningrad

These are both available online. Leningradensis can be viewed from Archive.org. Here is Genesis 2:7 (from the second column of the right-hand page): Many of the digitised Greek codices are available ...
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How exactly does using the Louw-Nida lexicon, that is based on semantic domains, help avoid the word-concept fallacy?

I'm not really familiar with the Louw-Nida Greek Lexicon, but I suspect that using it could help some people avoid certain lexical fallacies. For instance, because it doesn't list all the senses of a ...
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How can I search for the co-occurrence of two words (ideally searching by Strong’s numbers)?

Yes, there is a free tool that you can use on www.blueletterbible.org. On the home page, click on “Search” on the navigation bar. On the search page, simply enter the Strong’s numbers of the words ...
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Why is the Septuagint (LXX) significant?

One should not dismiss the Septuagint simply because it’s a translation, although all translations are imperfect. Languages simply can't be mapped one-to-one. The project was undertaken by 72 Jewish ...
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Where Could One Find Introductory Material On Structural Analysis Of Text?

This type of analysis is actually not a structural one, but a linguistic one. This field is referred to as Forensic Linguistics or Stylometry. There is some dispute as to whether the accuracy of such ...
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Can we use "linguistic fingerprints" to identify different authors of the Bible?

"Linguistic Fingerprints" are a concept arising from the field of linguistic forensics. This discipline is divided into the examination of the written word and the spoken word. For the written word, ...
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How do I use the English index in Gesenius's Hebrew and Chaldee Lexicon?

In your second image, the side number corresponds to the Strong’s number. For example, 477 is H477, which is the Hebrew Strong’s number for אֱלִישָׁע. The bottom number in the second image is the ...
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How can I search for the co-occurrence of two words (ideally searching by Strong’s numbers)?

One free option is ISA2 or ISA3 beta. I still use ISA2 for the Concordant View feature (pictured at end) that is not available on the pre-ISA3 version. (Note: Except for Concordant View examples at ...
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Best Hermeneutical Approach for a Bible Study for Atheists

If your going for a study of the bible you need to start with the gospel. Identifying who Christ is and what he did. Paul preaches that we are set apart from the law of sin and death by the law of the ...
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Hebrew translations of the Aramaic Texts

If any of the Aramaic passages in the Hebrew Old Testament (Tanakh) were ever translated to Hebrew, apparently we have no record of such; much less manuscripts of such. Aramaic is a language so close ...
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How exactly does using the Louw-Nida lexicon, that is based on semantic domains, help avoid the word-concept fallacy?

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you, they are spirit, and they are life. [John 6:63 KJV] Certain words are given by the Spirit. They are life-...
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What are the differences between a bible encyclopedia and a bible dictionary? Why would someone use one versus the other?

This may help you: Think of a regular dictionary such as Websters or any that you are familiar with. You use it to look up words that you don't understand. The same is true of a Bible dictionary. Use ...
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Some legend with meaning of V-RAP-NPM, API-3S etc

Maybe this website can help you out: https://studybible.info/mac
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How to accurately compare OT to NT words?

There is a free program called Online Bible available at http://onlinebible.net/. It has a Hebrew Lexicon called LXX_HebToGrk that tells you all the Greek words that the LXX used to translate every ...
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How to accurately compare OT to NT words?

Executive summary: Try this link. https://studybible.info/compare/Numbers%2010:36 You will be able to read the OT and NT in Greek and compare to many other translations. If you want a quick way ...
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Which resources are essential for self-study of Biblical Hebrew?

I took Biblical Hebrew first in a university course of around 125 hours in Israel, taught by an expert in the field. When I came back to Canada I tried to read from a unilingual BH Bible with the help ...
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The word "Let" as an element of a sequential build up in the details of the creation story

I trust that you are aware that the book of Genesis was written in Hebrew, not English. In the Hebrew text of Gen 1 the word "let" does not occur at all. "Let there be..." is expressed by a single ...
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Criticism of the Vulgate: alleged errors and inaccuracies in translation

One Example One word that Jerome (Heironymus) mistranslated was the Greek word, ethnos (ethnics). In the Greek, this simply means nation or nationals, referring to any people group around the world or ...
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Criticism of the Vulgate: alleged errors and inaccuracies in translation

I'm new here - first post. I'm also looking for criticism of Jerome's Vulgate, particular in texts from his own time or written not too long later. I find terrifying the idea that no one ever ...
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Can we use "linguistic fingerprints" to identify different authors of the Bible?

Samuel Davidson, D.D undertook a comprehensive study of the Old Testament in An Introduction to the Old Testament, Critical, Historical, and Theological, Containing a Discussion of the Most Important ...
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Why is the Septuagint (LXX) significant?

There are some significant reasons why one should care about the Greek Translations of the Old Testament. The Greek manuscripts are hundreds of years closer to writing than the Hebrew manuscripts. ...
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