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13 votes
6 answers
3k views

Why do some translations have a completely opposite interpretation of John 18:37?

10 votes
2 answers
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Why so many different translations of Deuteronomy 32:8?

6 votes
3 answers
421 views

Does the original Greek help resolve the ambiguous “of” in Matthew 28:19?

4 votes
3 answers
1k views

Why did so many translators choose to interpret Exodus 34:7 as punishment deliberately inflicted by God?

4 votes
2 answers
760 views

Why do translations use "saying 'I am Christ'", when the Greek has "saying that I am Christ"?

4 votes
5 answers
2k views

Which specific scripture does John 20:9 refer to?

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

Does "flower of the field" mean "poppy"?

4 votes
4 answers
587 views

Does scripture allow for "speaking in tongues" to be in non-human languages?

3 votes
3 answers
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Does Exodus 34:7 necessarily mean that God directly punishes the grandchildren?

3 votes
1 answer
73 views

Is Genesis 19:15 ambiguous in the original Hebrew?

3 votes
1 answer
376 views

Is there significance to the variations in "day of the Lord" in Greek scripture?

3 votes
2 answers
202 views

What did it mean to "bless" a physical object?

2 votes
1 answer
144 views

Can Matthew 6:13 be properly interpreted from a personal perspective?

2 votes
2 answers
1k views

Was Cush the father of Nimrod?

2 votes
2 answers
795 views

Is there significance to the omission of the Greek definite article, twice in Matthew 12:28?

2 votes
1 answer
161 views

Does Genesis 19:26 have to be translated as “pillar” or “statue”?

2 votes
2 answers
233 views

Could μετά (meta) be translated as "during" in Acts 20:6?

2 votes
3 answers
122 views

Choice of Greek words for, and English translation of, "Why hast thou forsaken me"

1 vote
1 answer
100 views

Is there significance to the use of flame (φλόξ, phlox) without fire (πῦρ, pyr) in Greek scripture, specifically Luke 16:29?

1 vote
2 answers
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Why must the "thousand years" of the Millennium be figurative and not literal? [closed]

1 vote
2 answers
69 views

Is this translation of John 19:32–34 grammatically possible?

1 vote
1 answer
990 views

Typesetting/punctuation rules in original King James Version ":)"

1 vote
2 answers
202 views

Why are some apparently supplied words not italicized in the NKJV?

1 vote
1 answer
311 views

Why are there so many different translations of Genesis 16:12 (where Ishmael's descendants will live)?

1 vote
1 answer
102 views

Two questions about the use of "eternal" (αἰώνιος, aiōnios) in Jude 1:7

1 vote
2 answers
100 views

Can 1 Corinthians 6:12 and 10:23 be translated as hyperbole?