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October 24, 2022 | bill-mounce
Does the Sword “Eat”? (Isaiah 1:20-21) - Mondays with Mounce
We just finished recording a 20-hour class on Isaiah by Dr. John Oswalt. What an amazing lecturer, and what an amazing book. The class will ...
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October 7, 2022 | ZA Blog
Stan Gundry Announces Promotion of Katya Covrett to VP and Publisher of Zondervan Academic
I am pleased to announce that Katya Covrett has been promoted to VP and Publisher for the Zondervan Academic imprint, effective Monday, Octo...
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September 7, 2022 | leefields
“From My Mother’s Womb” (Psalm 22:9–10), Part 1: The Artful Hebrew Bible
This is the fourth in a series of Hebrew and You looking at art in the Hebrew Bible as seen in Ps 22. The series began in April, a post that...
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July 21, 2022 | leefields
“All who see me mock me” (Psalm 22:6–8): The Artful Hebrew Bible
This series of Hebrew and You is looking at art in the Hebrew Bible as seen in Ps 22. The series began in April, a post that included brief ...
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May 23, 2022 | bill-mounce
Miracles Do Happen - Mondays with Mounce
Who Condemns? (Romans 8:34)There is a peculiar change in the 2011 NIV. The 1984 says, “Who is he that condemns? Christ Jesus, who died—more ...
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May 5, 2022 | leefields
“You are the one Israel praises” (Psalm 22:3–5): The Artful Hebrew Bible
In the previous post we introduced three basic principles of studying Hebrew poetry: poetic lines, parallelism, and rhythm. Let’s continue l...
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May 2, 2022 | bill-mounce
Does anyone say "unto" anymore? (Luke 2:11) - Mondays with Mounce
Every once in a while I come across a phrase that makes no sense in English, even in the NIV. I expect it more with translations like the NA...
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April 25, 2022 | bill-mounce
More Words Than Differences among the New Testament Manuscripts. Part 1.
Prof Bart Ehrman is famous for his rhetorically powerful statement that there are more differences among the Greek manuscripts of the New Te...
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April 18, 2022 | bill-mounce
God's Gracious Gift of Suffering (Phil 1:29) - Mondays with Mounce
I heard a popular preacher the other day say that he will not accept any theology that allows for suffering. All suffering, he says, is outs...
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April 5, 2022 | leefields
“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” (Psalm 22:1–2): The Artful Hebrew Bible
Being able to read Hebrew or even to use Bible study tools allows a person to observe patterns in the Hebrew Bible that cannot be replicated...
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April 4, 2022 | bill-mounce
Was Jesus “Begotten” or Unique? - Mondays with Mounce
“Begotten” is the KJV translation of μονογενής in John 3:16. It describes the unique relationship of Jesus to the Father. However, the KJV ...
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March 28, 2022 | bill-mounce
How can I be Perfect? (Matthew 5:48) - Mondays with Mounce
Jesus asserts that unless a person’s righteousness exceeds that of the Pharisees and scribes, they will not enter the kingdom of heaven (Mat...
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March 7, 2022 | bill-mounce
Biblical Contradictions: Jesus' Genealogy - Mondays with Mounce
Matthew and Luke have two different genealogies for Jesus, not even agreeing on the name of his grandfather. Is this a contradiction? I will...
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February 28, 2022 | bill-mounce
Concordance or Meaning? (Matt 7:13–14) - Mondays with Mounce
When the biblical writer sets a parallel structure, I think it is important to try and keep that parallelism in translation. But there are t...
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February 23, 2022 | ZA Blog
Developing a Definition for Evangelism
In Evangelism in a Skeptical World, Sam Chan offers tools to equip Christians to share the gospel in a world growing increasingly suspicious...
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February 21, 2022 | bill-mounce
Greek Word Order and Nuance (Eph 2:8–9) - Mondays with Mounce
There is meaning in Greek word order, but it is normally so nuanced that it can’t come out in translation. Ephesians 2:8–9 is one of the rar...
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