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In Acts 13:48, should "τεταγμένοι" (middle or passive voice) be translated as "disposed for" (middle) or "were appointed (passive)"?

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Matt. 8:25- "We" in "we are perishing" - Do disciples refer themselves or include Jesus?

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John 6:29- When Jesus answered, "this is the 'work (ἔργον)"' of God..," Is it a wordplay?

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In John 15:1, when Jesus said, “I am ‘the true’ (ἡ ἀληθινή) vine,” was the word “true” a random choice or is there any significance?

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Luke 13: 1-5 - What "μετανοῆτε" means in the context of Jesus' answer, semantically, repent of sin or turn from sin?

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Mt. 12:32-Does Jesus imply, speaking against the Holy spirit includes denying His divinity and the personhood?

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Does it matter being the least in the Kingdom of Heaven (Mt. 11:11)? Should believers be concerned? [duplicate]

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1 Peter 1: 5- "who by God’s power are being guarded through faith "- How the "being guarded" done?

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Does "He takes away" (John 15:2) allude a christian with no fruit will lose their salvation? [closed]

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"and Scripture cannot be broken—John 10:35b, what Jesus is saying?

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In the parable of talents, does Jesus speak on the "money -talent" or natural aptitude(s)? What is the return(s) Jesus expected?

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2 Pet. 3:16- "concerning these things (περὶ τούτων)" -does Peter allude Paul's eschatology or soteriology the ignorants twist to own destruction?

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What clues contained in Jesus' explanation of the parable of sower (Mt. 13:18-23) that were hidden to them, and who are "them" (v10) in the context?

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John 3:2-Nicodemus said "we" know...," who are "we" he refers to? Do narratives (Jn 3:1-21) suggest Jesus took him and his visit on "friendly" terms?

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Isaiah 33:6b-The fear of the LORD is His treasure - what entails "fear of the LORD," and what "His treasure" specifically means?

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Luke 16:8-9 - What are the explicit clues in the context about Jesus' intention of the eternal dwelling (v.9b) not to mean heavenly eternal dwelling?

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1 John 1:9 - What is the significance of the usage ὁμολογέω (confess) in the context?

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In Luke 15:1-24 - What can be the cause(s) of the three "lose" and which party(s) responsible for the "lose," the party who lost or both?

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Parable of Talents -Mt. 25 (& Mina, Lk 19) - Was the wicked servant condemned for the inaction/no profit, or more for the independent mindset?

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How should we understand God testing "righteous" Abraham (Gen15 & 22)?

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In Jer. 45:4, What Jehovah is saying with "that which I have built...planted...I am throwing down...I am plucking up"?

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Ex 32:7-14- God repents and proposes to Moses, relents to Moses' intercession, etc. -What does it mean as to God's exhaustive foreknowledge?

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1 John 5: 13 - What does "these things" refer to that relates to "you may know that you have eternal life" - assurance of salvation?

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Romans 8:16 -" τῷ πνεύματι ἡμῶν" - Is it the Holy Spirit bears witness "with" or "to" our spirit?

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"the Holy Spirit" vs. "the Spirit" in Acts 2:4 -What are the meaning and reference differences?

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Can "full of sweet wine" (Acts 2:13) be viewed as an assessment by not -understanding "others" of the message or its sound of "speaking in tongues?

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Does "the partial" (1 Cor 14:10b) allude to the imperfect nature of the "Spiritual gifts" or refer to the imperfect users and their use?

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Mt. 22:14 - Who are the "many" (invited) and "few" (chosen) Jesus refers to in the parable of the wedding banquet?

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"Pray then like this...Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven" - What does Jesus' inclusion of the petition imply? [duplicate]

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What is Jesus teaching in the context of John 6: "he who believes has eternal life"(v47) & "if anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever"(v51)?