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The name Jehovah
Ancient Hebrew was written without vowels. The word “God” looked like this: יְהֹוָה
It was written right to left.
יְהֹוָה ה(yod, maybe silent) וָ (V or W) ה (hay) יְ (yod)
During the 2nd temple period, (516...
Response to “The word was A god.”
There is no indefinite article in Koine (New Testament) Greek. ( As in .."A tree")
JW’s teaching: Since there is no definite article before “God” in John 1:1c then it must be translated; “...and the Word was A god.”
Corrective response: Nouns have...
Psalms Class 1C
OK. I’m going to take a little sidetrack for a moment.
I thought I could do a week’s worth of Psalms a week. It turns out that I just don’t have enough time. If I try to go Psalm by Psalm through all 150 psalms, a week’s worth per week, it will take 30 weeks and I can’t even...
Ole and Toivo were driving down the road drinking a couple of bottles of Busch Light... Ole, the passenger, said "Look up ahead, Toivo, it's a police roadblock!! We're gonna get busted for drinking dese beers!!"
"Don't worry, Ole. We'll just pull over and finish drinkin' dese beers, peel off da...
Ps 3 A Psalm of David when he fled from Absalom his son.
The first line tells us what this psalm is about: David’s struggle when his son, Absalom, attempts a coup against him.
So this is a “psalm of lament of the individual.” (It is David - an individual - who laments his situation.)...