God loves you. “ The Lamb, who was killed before the origin of the world, is a man who has received support, splendor, wisdom, power, refinement, whole month, respect, faith and silt। Let him be glorified forever. ”Now came true Amen। In this world you have received everything but so far Jesus has not believed in Christ, you are the saddest and most righteous man ! The poorest people on earth are not without money but without Jesus Amen ! Your first need and need is the forgiveness of eternal security sins, salvation and eternal life – “ Behold, the Lamb of God who has raised the sin of the world’।And he is atonement for our sins, and not only for us, but also for the sins of the whole world। The only Creator God – Ekmatra Caste Man – Ekkatra Blood Red – Ekkatra Problem Sin – Ekkatra Solution Jesus Christ Do you know that there is eternal life even after the deer only God loves you ! Because God loved the world so much that he gave it to his only born Son – No one who believes in him is unhappy, But he may have eternal life, but God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us when we were sinners। Because you are saved by grace by faith; And it is not from you, it is God’s donation; He who is waking up to my door every day hears me waiting for the pillars of my doors, Blessed is that man। But God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us, while we are sinners। But in all these things we are even more than the winners by him, who loved us। Because I have been completely unarmed, neither death nor life, nor angels, neither the princes, nor the rights, nor the things that come from now, nor the things that come later, neither the heights, nor the deep, Neither any other creation can separate us from the love of God in our Lord Christ Jesus। Love is in this – not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent his Son to be atone for our sins। For God made sin for us, who did not know that we would be the righteousness of God। Jesus said to him: “ Bato, truth and life are me; No one comes to the Father except me. ” Your word is a light for my feet, and a light for my way। I cried before Miramire fell bright; I hope in your word। My eyes are open at night’s guard to meditate on your word। And call me on the day of the storm; I will deliver you, and you will raise me। He cures those with broken hearts and binds them to the ointment of their injuries। You will be in me and ask for whatever you want if my words are in you, and that will be done for you।

Is it Important to Know Greek and Hebrew When Studying the Bible?

  • For example, the English idiom, “by the skin of your teeth” might be very confusing to someone that speaks French if they do not use that phrase. That is why so much humor (especially “dad jokes”) is based on word puns. If it is still not clear how phrases or idioms can be confusing to others not familiar with them from other languages, read any Amelia Bedelia children’s book!
  • With that being said, consider this: The Bible has been translated into 2,650 languages — making it the most translated book of all time. In addition, more copies of the Bible and more selected portions of the Bible are in circulation than any other book in history. Josh McDowell, in his book, God-Breathed, wrote:
  • The Bible was written over a span of 1,500 years by more than 40 different writers from practically every walk of life. They wrote in different places at various times during different moods… The Bible was written on three different continents (Asia, Africa, and Europe) in three different languages (Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek). 
  • The Old Testament was first translated from Hebrew and Aramaic into Greek around 250 BC… By the beginning of the fourth century, the Hebrew and Greek Bible has been translated into languages such as Slavic, Syriac, Armenian, Bohairic, Persian, Arabic, Frankish, and Anglo-Saxon.
  • But actually, translating the words and phrases in the Bible into so many languages over so long isn’t the only difficulty here. It is important to also consider how the Bible was written and translated.
  • Does the Difficulty of Translating Prove the Bible Inaccurate?
  • Before Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press in the 15th-century, handwriting on perishable materials was the primary means of copying. On top of that, there have been people throughout history who have tried to destroy every Bible they could find!
  • So, if translating languages is not always perfect, then translating Scripture into these many languages this many times (especially in light of the many challenges it has faced) seems like it would be a recipe for one confusing or at least inaccurate book, right?
  • Well, it would normally, but one of the wonderful (and miraculous) aspects of the Bible is that it is unparalleled in its inerrancy. As McDowell continues:
  • …both the Old and New Testament documents have survived through time like no other writing in history. Compared with other ancient writings, the Bible has more manuscript evidence to support it in the top 10 pieces of classical literature combined.”
  • Of course, we cannot blame the consistency, accuracy, and survival of the Bible entirely on the scribes and translators — it has been God’s work to preserve His Word! To quote the Baptist Faith & Message (2000): “…all Scripture is totally true and trustworthy.”
  • That is because “The Holy Bible was written by men divinely inspired and is God’s revelation of Himself to man. It is a perfect treasure of divine instruction. It has God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.”
  • Now with this understanding about Scripture, let’s turn our attention to the many English translations of the Bible. As McDowell explains in his aforementioned book, two forefathers of our faith, John Wycliffe and William Tyndale were both pioneers in translating the Bible into English by the 1500s.
  • Since then (as your own bookshelf probably testifies) English translations have been created (including some unique English dialects, such as Emoji, Gullah, and more). Whether all of those translations, versions or novelty copies are equally reliable or not is another topic entirely (and one that is often debated).
  • But the common question we are considering is, “Is it important to know Greek and Hebrew when studying the Bible?” I want to try to answer this question with four short thoughts.
  • 1. Christianity Involves Faith
  • Whether we are talking about the existence of God or the reliability of the original documents (that do not exist any longer) in the original languages (Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic), Christianity is built on faith in many things — primarily Jesus Christ being the Son of God.
  • That faith also holds to the truthfulness and reliability of Scripture, because if God can do all the things that Scripture says he can, then he can certainly preserve the integrity of his Word in any language (even the imperfect, evolving the English language).
  • 2. God Is Not Just the God of The Jews
  • If God sent his Son because of his love for the whole world (John 3:15), the gospel is for all people (Galatians 3:28), and Heaven will include people from all cultures and languages (Revelation 7:9), then why would he inspire the writing of a Bible that could only be read effectively by a select group of people long ago? God inspired the original writings (which was already diverse) and God inspired the translation of those languages.
  • 3. The Author Is Inspired, Not the Reader
  • While the ideas in the Bible were written down by authors inspired by God, that does not mean that the reader or listener has inspired eyes, ears, or minds.
  • By that, I mean that not only is each language imperfect and other cultures may not initially understand everything (such as idioms as I mentioned above), but most people do not have a complete understanding of their own language.
  • In addition, languages evolve, dialects develop, and words themselves change or at least add meanings over time. Because of that, there are even times that biblical scholars, that understand the original languages, end up disagreeing in their interpretation of a word or phrase.
  • 4. To Understand Scripture the Best, We Need to Know Its Context
  • Because of the wide variety of literary styles from different authors in different places, there is more to understanding Scripture than just reading words. While we trust that the translators did a great job and that Scripture itself is inspired or “God-breathed” (1 Timothy 3:16), the original meaning of a word, phrase, passage, or whole book can only be accurately understood by first understanding its context, such as setting, date, cultural background, author’s intended audience, tone, genre, etc.
  • Therefore, we do not need to know Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic to read and learn from the Bible (just like we do not need to personally know Moses or Apostle Paul) because God, in his grace, has given us a translation in our own language as well as the Holy Spirit inside of us who believe to guide us.
  • However, if we want to study beyond the surface and have a fuller understanding of Scripture, we need to at least have access to resources such as commentaries, concordances, and Bible dictionaries to help us define words in our own language that we do not know, clarify words and phrases from the original languages, and connect us with the intent of the original authors.
  • Why Does This Matter?
  • In the end, though, what matters most is that we strive to obey what Scripture says, not just understand what it means. All of this is the journey we are all on to do our best “…to present [ourselves] to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15, ESV). 

For he that findeth me shall find life, and shall receive mercy from the Lord. But he that sinneth against me, harmeth his own soul; All those who hate me love death.’ Proverb. 8:35-36 But God shows his love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 He committed no sin, nor was any guile found in his mouth; He did not rebuke in return; He did not threaten when he suffered, but committed himself to the righteous judge. He Himself bore our sins in His own body on the cross, that we might die to sins and live to righteousness; By His stripes you were healed. 1 st. Proverb. 8:35-36 Nor is salvation in any other; For there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12 Jesus said to him: “I am the way, the truth, and the life; No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 Behold, he comes with the clouds, and every eye shall see him, even those who despise him; And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of him. So be it! Amen! Revelation 1:7 And he was clothed in blood; And his name is called ‘Word of God’. Revelation 19:13 “And behold, I come quickly; And I have my reward to give to every man according to his work. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.” Revelation 22:12-13 Note: Today people don’t even have time to go to heaven. Believe in Jesus Christ and you will receive forgiveness of sins, salvation and eternal life.

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