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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.
Questions about the translation, meaning or usage of specific words or phrases in the field of hermeneutics or in the Biblical texts themselves.
Questions relating to Matthew 5-7
Questions about the languages used by biblical figures, as distinct from translation questions.
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.
a kingdom with which the patriarchs and Israel had many interactions.
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).
the worship of physical objects as a representation of a god, or, more broadly, the worship of false gods in general
The study of how a text came to be placed in a Canon of Scripture. Questions about whether a text should be included in the canon are off-topic here.
Questions regarding the non-writing prophet Elisha, the successor to Elijah. His actions are recorded in 1 and 2 Kings.
used for questions seeking to clarify when a particular biblical text was composed.
A genre of literature in which future events are revealed to a human recipient by means of a heavenly messenger. Central biblical texts are Daniel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, and Revelation in …
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…
The New International Version of the Bible, in any of the versions: 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011.
Questions about the Lord's supper as instated by Jesus at the Last Supper and practiced by Christians today. Sometimes called communion or the Lord's Table.
the popular name given to the passage Matthew 6:9-6:15.
The book of Esther tells the story of the Persian king Ahashsverosh, his secretly-Jewish queen Esther, and court intrigues that nearly led to the destruction of the Jews. This book is noteworthy for …
Descriptions of celestial bodies and events whether used symbolically or historically.
the portable center of worship used by Israel during the 40 years in the desert (and in the land until the temple was built).