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A Loose Translation Within Scripture?

There are a number of places in the Gospels where the words of Jesus or someone else are reported in Hebrew or Aramaic, followed by a gloss in Greek (which is usually translated into English for English-reading audiences).  701 more words

Jesus

What is Classical Syriac?

Note: This post will form part of chapter 1 of a free online Syriac Grammar that I will be writing and posting in stages on Between the Perfect and the Doomed.  1,076 more words

Syriac

Can you tell what script this is? If yes: you are one of the few.

Perhaps you remember the Bible story about the good Samaritan, that humble man who helped a stranger that was crippling on the street. That was a long time ago, and many people don’t know that even today, this ancient people from the Bible -the Samaritans- still exists. 466 more words

Religion

The Language of God

I’m fascinated by the automatic fill-ins which search engines provide. For ‘Am I still…’ ‘Am I still a virgin?’ is a classic, along with ‘Am I still pregnant?’ and ‘Am I still in love?’ In all these cases I suspect that, if you need to ask, the answer is probably ‘No’. 913 more words

Virginity

Syria's 'Lourdes' - the other Saydnaya

The US State Department has just released satellite images of what they say is a crematorium at Saydnaya prison, built in 2013 to burn the bodies of prisoners who were starved or tortured to death. 480 more words

Syria

About ARAMAIC the language of Jesus

From: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markdroberts/series/what-language-did-jesus-speak-why-does-it-matter/

Long Article by Marc.D.Roberts. To improve my knowledge.

Context – What is Aramaic?

If you’ve been hanging around churches for as long as I have, you’ve probably heard the word “Aramaic.” It was used often during the time when Mel Gibson released… 6,768 more words

Bible

Anina

Anina is the German diminutive of Anna, the Latinate form of Hebrew given name Hannah or Channah meaning “favor” or “grace”. Anina is also the name of a town in Romania where the oldest human remains in Europe were found in a cave; the remains were  nicknamed John of Anina (or Ion din Anina in Romanian). 63 more words

Virtues/Attributes