Praise the Lord, my soul (Psalm 104)

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Praise the Lord, my soul (Psalm 104)

This psalm praises the act of creation. It is composed as a prayer to God, celebrating what he has done in his creative power.  The crucial aspect of this creation account is that the creation is habitable and liveable. It is Lord who guarantees that everything works toward prosperity and life,...

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Judge Debora and Barak (Judges 4:1-5:31)

Deborah was the fourth judge and the only female judge mentioned in the Bible. She presented her judgments underneath a date palm tree. Since Deborah had a prophetic gift, she instructed Barak that God appointed him to lead an attack against Jabin, the king of Canaan, and his military commander...

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Judge Shamgar (Judges 3:31)

Shamgar deflected Philistine raids into Israel and slaughtered 600 of the invaders with an ox goad. The text is very unordinary compared with the records of other judges. The reference to Shamgar has no introduction, conclusion, or relation to the length of reign. It continues directly from the...

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Aramaic: Frequency Vocabulary (2-1 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 2 to 1 times in the Old Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will give you a complete vocabulary for reading the Old Testament in the Aramaic language.

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Hosea

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Aramaic: Frequency Vocabulary (4-3 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 4 to 3 times in the Old Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will increase your ability for a more fluent reading of the Old Testament in the Aramaic language.

101
Aramaic
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Aramaic: Frequency Vocabulary (9-5 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 9 to 5 times in the Old Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will increase your ability for a more fluent reading of the Old Testament in the Aramaic language.

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Aramaic
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Great Commission (Mark 16:14-20)

The Great Commission is the final moment of Mark before Jesus leaves His disciples ascending to the right side of God.  The discourse starts with reproaching the disciples' faith because they did not believe the witnesses who sow risen Jesus (Mark 16:14). Only after the reproach, he sends them...

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Isaiah

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Latin: Basic Vocabulary in the New Testament (300 Most Frequent Words )

The exercise contains words that occur 50 times or more in the New Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will give you an ability for basic reading of the New Testament in the Latin language.

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Latin
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Aramaic: Frequency Vocabulary (19-10 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 19 to 10 times in the Old Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will increase your ability for a more fluent reading of the Old Testament in the Aramaic language.

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Aramaic
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Eschatology (study of the last things)

Eschatology refers to the study of the ultimate climax or end of history. Among the primary topics are conceptions, such as the purpose of history, end times, second coming, judgment, death, hell, or eternal life. In recent times, three primary forms of eschatology have developed. The first...

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Aramaic: Frequency Vocabulary (20 And More Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur 20 times or more in the Old Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will give you an ability for basic reading of the Old Testament in the Aramaic language.

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Aramaic
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Hebrew: Frequency Vocabulary (19-15 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 19 to 15 times in the Old Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will increase your ability for a more fluent reading of the Old Testament in the Hebrew language.

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Hebrew
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Hebrew: Frequency Vocabulary (29-20 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 29 to 20 times in the Old Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will increase your ability for a more fluent reading of the Old Testament in the Hebrew language.

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Hebrew
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Holy War (Deuteronomy 20:1-20)

The term "holy war" refers to a sort of warfare that is dedicated to the purposes of the Lord.  God himself is also an active participant it this kind of war. The Old Testament does not use the term “holy war.” Instead, it was coined by the German scholar Friedrich Schwally in the early...

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Love and Affection

Primary expressions for the word love in the New Testament are two nouns ἀγαπη and φιλία, including their cognates.  These words are present in various contexts, creating a vibrant semantic range. In the bible, there exist another two words for love ἔρως and στοργή that are however present in...

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Song of Angels: Gloria in Excelsis (Luke 2:14)

Gloria in Excelsis refers to a short hymn that is pronounced by angels when the birth of Christ and savior was announced to shepherds. The name "Gloria in Excelsis" is based on the first three words from the verse in the Latin translation: "Gloria in excelsis Deo et in terra pax hominibus bonae...

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Suffering of Jesus Christ (1 Peter 3:18-22)

The 1 Peter 3:18-22 is arguably the most challenging passage in the entire list and maybe in the entire New Testament itself. This Christological text might have contained fragments of an ancient hymn (among others in the list: 1 Peter 1:18-21; 1 Peter 2:21-25; 1 Peter 3:18-22; 1 Peter 5:5-9). It...

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