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Wednesday, July 24th, 2024
the Week of Proper 11 / Ordinary 16
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Language Studies

Choose from 4 different language studiess freely available online at StudyLight.org to discover the themes of biblical thinking and not as a mere linguistic or lexicographical exercise.

The authors of the Bible did not write in English and since no translation is perfect we sometimes find two or more words in the original language can be translationed using the same English word without doing justice to the complexity of the original. Therefore word studies try to get at the thought process of the original authors and not just the meaning.

Original Languages ( 3 total )

Aramaic Thoughts

Take a look at the language of the New Testament, well, the language that was widely spoken during the time of the New Testament in Israel.

Greek Thoughts

Ever wondered why Paul used one word over another? Do you wonder about the meaning behind the Greek of the New Testament? Take a weekly look at the words used by the writers of the second covenant.

Hebrew Thoughts

Interested in the words used to write the Old Testament? What about how it ties in with the Hebrew culture. Take a weekly look at the words used to write the story of the first convenant.

Additional Studies ( 1 total )

Difficult Sayings

There are many passages in the Bible that are hard to understand at first glance. The perplexing passage can be easily understood when viewed under the light of study. Take a closer look and see the true meaning of these 'Difficult Sayings'!
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