Genesis 29:27 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 27 Complete the week of this one, and we will give you the other also for the service which you shall serve with me for another seven years.” Notice that Laban is informing Jacob that he must complete the bridal week for Leah, and then he would be given... Continue Reading →
Genesis 26:34 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 34 When Esau was forty years old, he took Judith [wife 1] the daughter of Beeri the Hittite to be his wife, and Basemath [wife 2, also named Adah] the daughter of Elon the Hittite; Genesis 36:2 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 2 Esau took his wives from the daughters... Continue Reading →
At the time of this publication, ISIS has been on the defeated but not decimated by the Trump administration. However, this group represents many radical groups that have gone before it and other groups that will rise up in its place. Therefore, we can use this recent manifestation of the face of radical Islam to help us... Continue Reading →
Whenever the subject of the Crusades comes up in conversation, it seems to touch a raw nerve and causes Christians in the West to feel defensive as well as apologetic. Many view the Crusades as a medieval forerunner of European imperialism characterized by aggression, a desire for expansion, and wanton destruction. This volatile issue has also become... Continue Reading →
Non-Muslims tend to view Islam as a monolithic religion in which Muslim followers all believe the same thing and follow the same traditions. The emphasis on the use of Arabic in the mosque prayers and for the proper interpretation of the Qur’an only emphasizes a certain uniform system of belief and practice. However, there is great diversity among the people... Continue Reading →
NOTE: THE GREEK NEW TESTAMENT INTERLINEAR W/ CRITICAL APPARATUS: Below will be an asterisk to mark textual variant issues. The textual issue will be highlighted with red fonts. There will be a brief note in red font (e.g., 1:6¦) with the basics that will give the Christian what he or she needs to understand how the textual... Continue Reading →
Matthew 1:3 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 3 and Judah became the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez became the father of Hezron, and Hezron became the father of Ram,
He was an English priest, divine and scholar. He was born at Seymour, in the district of Cleveland, Yorkshire. His early education was at the Newcastle Royal Free Grammar School.
The Hebrew has the reading “And Arpachshad lived four hundred and three years after he fathered Shelah, and he fathered other sons and daughters.” in verse 13 of chapter 11. On the other hand, the Greek Septuagint (LXX) differs tremendously ...
The title of this article suggests a wide field of study the limits of which we can now only skirt here and there. To begin with the writers of the Old Testament. Had the historical parts of the Old Testament been a forgery, or the production of uninspired men, their contents would have been very... Continue Reading →