Jehovah told Noah after he had completed the ark: “Go into the ark, you and all your household, for I have seen that you are righteous before me in this generation. You shall take with you of every clean animal by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean two, the male and its mate.” (Genesis 7:1-2)
Proverbs 9:17 What are “stolen waters,” and why are they “sweet”?
Proverbs 9:17 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 17 “Stolen water is sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.”
PROVERBS 6:26 Why are there so many different ways of translating and interpreting this verse?
Proverbs 6:26 This is a problematic verse to translate from Hebrew, but most commentators agree that the verse makes a contrast between the consequences of being with a prostitute and of being with an adulteress.
Genesis 10:15-16 BDC: Were the “Amurru” the Amorites of the Bible?
Secular historians regularly associate the Amorites of the Bible with the people called the Amurru in early Akkadian (Assyro-Babylonian) cuneiform texts. The Amurru are represented as invading Mesopotamia early in the second millennium B.C.E. and as having had a kingdom in Babylonia for several centuries. Hammurabi, famed lawgiver of that period, is often referred to as of “Amorite” origin.
Difficulties In the Bible – Really?
Sooner or later, every young Christian comes across passages in the Bible which are hard to understand and difficult to believe. To many young Christians, these difficulties become a serious hindrance in the development of their Christian life. For days and weeks and months, oftentimes, faith suffers partial or total eclipse.
OTBDC: PROVERBS 2:5 What is the fear of Jehovah?
Proverbs 2:5 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 5 then you will understand the fear of Jehovah and find the knowledge of God.
How Can We Explain Bible Difficulties and the Existence of Hundreds of Thousands of Scribal Errors in Our Manuscripts?
Bible critics, be they atheists, agnostics, Muslims, and so on, want to tell us that there are mistakes, errors, and contradictions in the Bible, not to mention hundreds of thousands of scribal errors. In fact, they would like us to believe that the Bible is filled with such things. They make this claim because ...
What Are the Recommended Procedures in Dealing With Bible Difficulties?
In dealing with Bible problems of any kind, whether in factual or in doctrinal matters, it is well to follow appropriate guidelines in determining the solution. How can this be done?
What Are Bible Difficulties and How Can We Approach Them?
THE BIBLE: ERRORS! CONTRADICTIONS! MISTAKES! Critics claim the Bible is filled with errors, mistakes, and contradictions. Some even speak of thousands of mistakes. The truth is there is ...
OTBD: PROVERBS 1:1 How could Solomon’s writings be part of the Scripture since 1 Kings 11:6 said Solomon did evil in the eyes of the Lord?
"PROBLEM: Solomon began his reign as a man who loved the Lord (1 Kings 3:3). Later in his life he began to turn away from following the Lord and did that which was evil in God's sight. How can the writings of an evil man become Scripture?" - Thomas Howe; Norman L. Geisler.