Languages of the Old Testament

Languages of the Old Testament

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Hebrew is the main Language of the Old Testament-A small portion is written in Aramaic of the Babylonians. Both Hebrew and Aramaic languages belongs to the Semitic Language from Shem descendant of Noah. The Jews spoke Hebrew until time of Babylonians captivity, at that time they began speaking Aramaic also. They spoke Aramaic then until the time Alexander the great who conquered the land from that time on, their commercial language was Greek, although they spoke Aramaic and Hebrew as well.
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Approaching Biblical Study

Approaching Biblical Study

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Rely on the Holy Spirit.Remember the Holy Spirit is our teacher and will us to all whole truth(John 14:26,16:13) He wrote the Bible through men inspired by God.If you need to understand the written work ask the author. Prayers-Pray for the Holy Spirit to reveal to you what He intended. Ask questions about the passage as you read,find information about the author, to whom he is writing, where and when,what the passage is about and what is the main purpose and the spiritual truth implied. Read and explain the passage in context-the words surrounding the verse Compare with other scripture references.Use cross references verses which relates to the same topic and give a greater insight and understanding of a topic. Shalom
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The power of the cross

The power of the cross

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At the Cross it was finished John 19:28-30 28 After this, Jesus, [a] knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, β€œI thirst!” 29 Now a vessel full of sour wine was sitting there; and they filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on hyssop, and put it to His mouth. 30 So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, β€œIt is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit. Lets all celebrate in this Easter holiday since our Lord Jesus finished the mission of redemption.He took all our pains,struggles,diseases etc. The blood that was shed on the cross cleansed us and gave us the power to be called the children of God. Isaiah 53:5-6 (This was all for…
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