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Which Bible version should I use?

There are few hard and fast rules here. Here’s some advice from our friends over at Bible Toolshed: You may have decided that you want to read the Bible, but which Bible? There are a bewildering variety of Bible translations in English, not to mention different sizes and style of Bible even within the same […]

What is the Septuagint?

The Septuagint (often abbreviated to LXX) is an ancient Jewish translation of the Old Testament (and a few other Hebrew writings) into Greek. It was completed c. 250 BC in the city of Alexandria, Egypt. It is often the versions of the Old Testament that is quoted in the New Testament. The name “Septuagint” is […]

Does Matthew 24:7 refer to underwater earthquakes?

In the King James Version, this passage reads For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. (Matthew 24:7 KJV) “Divers places” does not refer to places where divers go. This is archaic spelling for “diverse places”. The King James Version was […]