Tag Archives: Hebrew language

On Hebrew Poetics (A Brief Introduction and Refutation)

Suffice it to say that one spends several years learning basic skills in reading and interpreting the Hebrew Bible, but then after all the “rules” one learns (whether those passed down from Medieval Masoretes or ancient scholastics schooled in Greek … Continue reading

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Maacah the "mother" of Abijah and Asa

The Problem Recently I was chatting with a fellow who proposed that there may be an error in the Scriptures.  So in the course of the conversation he shared what he thought was the error and I’ve worked through what … Continue reading

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