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What is The Difference Between Masoretic Text And Dead Sea Scrolls?

For those who know, Masoretic Text and Dead Sea Scrolls are both written in Hebrew.

The Hebrew in the DSS would be called late Biblical Hebrew; the Hebrew in the MT is Tiberian Hebrew (ca. 321 more words

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How A Recent Book Increases Confidence In The Reliability Of The New Testament Text

John 7:53-8:11  7:53“Everyone went to his home. 8:1 But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 Early in the morning He came again into the temple, and all the people were coming to Him; and He sat down and began to teach them. 1,249 more words

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The “Telephone Game” Myth: Has the New Testament Been Changed Over Time?

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It is true there is no perfect English translation of the bible so it is good to consult the original text.

Here is what we can read in Romans 3:28 of GNT: 235 more words

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Is the King James Bible the Most Accurate English Translation?

Many people request me to write an article against those who claim the King James Version is the most accurate English translation.

The Greek text used in preparing the KJV was the Textus Receptus. 869 more words

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Jewish Scholar calls out the Christian Use of Anthropomorphism

From Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking by Michael Fishbane

Equally tendentious is the presumptive dismissal of certain apparently mythic features of biblical language (its unabashed and pervasive depictions of God in anthropomorphic and anthropopathic terms) that blatantly occur in the monotheistic canon of Scripture—as if these were merely due to ‘the inadequacy of human language’ and ‘limitation of human thought’, or to some sort of necessarily ‘indirect grasp’ of ‘spiritual concepts’ by ‘images … that emphasize the sensual’.25 But on what grounds are such assertions made?

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More Prophetic Piers Plowman

My short essay, “More Prophetic Piers Plowman,” has been accepted for publication in ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews. In a… 188 more words