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God's covenants with individuals (e.g. Abraham) and nations (e.g. Israel at Sinai, other nations mentioned in the books of the prophets).
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Questions about the temple in Jerusalem -- the first temple (built by Solomon and destroyed by Babylon), the second temple (destroyed by Rome), prophetic visions of the temple, and the temple to be re…
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Onomastics or onomatology is the study of the significance, usage, and etymology of names. Questions about names of God should additionally be thus tagged.
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Genealogies are records of family descent. There are twenty five in the Hebrew Bible, typically tracing lineages from father to son(s).
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The first book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel in the Old Testament.
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A literary technique where an author expects his audience to see additional meaning other than what a literal reading of the text conveys.
A "figure of speech" is a word or phrase not used literally, such as metaphor, hyperbole, euphemism, etc.
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Questions about the book of the prophet Hosea or the prophet himself.
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The apostle Paul's first letter to the church in Thessalonica.
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Questions about different translations/versions of the bible in general. Questions about the translation choices of a specific translation should use a version-specific tag.
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Places mentioned in the Biblical texts.
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The fixed and textually authoritative written form of the Hebrew Scriptures. Also the basis of many Christian Old Testament translations.
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The first king of Israel, anointed by the prophet Samuel.
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The son of Jacob who is sold into slavery in Egypt by his brothers in the Genesis narrative.
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Either the person or the book of the Old Testament minor prophet Amos.
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Questions about miracles
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The book of Jonah, the story of a reluctant prophet who was sent to prophecy against Nineveh and ended up in the belly of a fish when he tried to flee from the job.
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The Song of Songs is a book of love poetry attributed to Solomon. Its inclusion in the canon was controversial; in including it, the rabbis understood it to be speaking allegorically of the relations…
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a kingdom with which the patriarchs and Israel had many interactions.
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The New Testament letter of the Apostle Jude.
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Questions regarding Hebrew, Greek, or Aramaic idioms in the Biblical text and how they should be interpreted in light of the historical cultural or the canonical context.
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Questions regarding the Epistle of Paul to his co-laborer Titus.
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Malachi is a minor prophet. This is the last book of the Protestant "Old Testament".
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For requests for resources that help analyze the Biblical text in a specific way, or questions about how to use those resources.
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Intertextuality is the shaping of one text's meaning by another text. It is the interconnection between similar or related works of literature that reflect and influence an audience's interpretation o…
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A biblical manuscript is an ancient book (codex) or other document that was handwritten by its author. Information about biblical manuscripts can be found online and free at http://www.thefullwiki.org…
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The Apostle Paul's second letter to the Thessalonians.
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The study of the significance of biblical numbers.
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The book of Ruth tells the story of a Moabite who remains loyal to her Jewish family. Ruth is the grandmother of King David.
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Questions about Solomon, King of Israel, son of David
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The Vulgate is the 4th century CE Latin translation of the Bible; adopted as the official biblical text of the Catholic church at the Council of Trent (1546).
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The commandments on two tablets which Moses received on Mount Sinai as described in Exodus and Deuteronomy. Also known as the Decalogue.
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