Questions and Answers
miss out on a great nugget by having the
English word "love" instead of the original Greek words?
Aramaic in the New
Testament: A man
recently told me something interesting that got me to wondering. He said
that the New Testament was translated from Aramaic, not only Greek. I
had not heard of this. Do you know anything about the New Testament and
it's connection with the Aramaic language?
- Bible Chronology
Helps: I noticed in
the classes you talk about verses and their timeline. What
book helps to get this information? I am referring to when
a certain book is written or by whom and when it was written.
"Brother of James" or "Son of James": According to the King
James Bible Judas is called the "brother" of James, yet the
modern versions say that he was the "son" of James. Which of
these is correct?
- Charity or Love: The
Greek word "agape" is translated both into both "charity" and "love" in
the New Testament so what is the difference?
- Cherubim or Cherubims
- Which is correct?: Why does the KJV add
an "s" to cherubim and seraphim, if the two words are
Codex Beza: I
read that the main underlying text for our A.V is Beza's
2nd edition. Yet, upon reading Burgon's 'Revision Revised'
I found that the corrupt text 'D', which Burgon calls the
worst corruption, is also Beza's. Is it the same Beza? and
if so, what happened between his two texts that they are
so very different?
Contradictions in the Gospels: It appears that the last
words of Jesus contradict each other when comparing the
gospels. How can this be explained?
Deuteronomy 14:26 - Endorsement for Drinking or Not: Does
the Bible teach that the use of strong drink is acceptable? Are
there times which God permits or even encourages His people to
partake of strong drink?
- Different Records of Returning Jews: The book of Ezra,
and the book of Nehemiah both list the tribes and number of
people) that left Babylonian captivity. The number of people in
each tribe differ when comparing Ezra and Nehemiah. The total
number appears to be correct, but why do about half of the tribe
totals differ from one book to the other?
Do We Have a
Preserved Text?: There are genuine questions concerning the preservation
of the scriptures into English. Is it necessary to find the answers to all
of the problems or should we just trust that the Lord has preserved His
- Early King James Only Believers: Is it correct to say that
the London Baptist Confession of 1677 and 1689 state that the
Bible is preserved in only the Hebrew and the Greek?
- Hebrew Vowel Points: Much
is made of the necessity of vowel points for correct understanding of
the Bible text. The "origin of the vowel-points is to be ascribed to the
effort which the Jewish learned men made to preserve the pronunciation
of their sacred language. So we must ask are they necessary in order to
identify a word? Are the vowel points inspired?
- How Old Was Ahaziah
- 22 or 42? Is this an error on the part of the
King James translators?
- Is the Bible True - A Sevenfold
Witness for the Scriptures: How do we know that the Bible is
true? There are many religions in the world and they all claim to
be true. How can we accept Christianity and the Bible with so many
who oppose it?
- Italicized Words: Is
it true that they were not in the originals and if so doesn't
that mean they are not inspired?
- John 3:13 - Contradiction or
The popular belief is that Enoch and Elijah were translated
up to heaven where God abides. If this is true, how do we explain
Christ's words in John 3:13?
- King Agrippa - Almost Persuaded
or Not? In Acts 26:28 the King James says that
Agrippa was almost persuaded, but the NIV says something
completely different. Can you help me with this?
- King James Bible
- Inspired or Preserved? - How do we know
that the KJB 1611 is the divinely inspired one, and not an
earlier English translation?
- Paraphrase Bibles: Paraphrase bibles mold God's word into
a contemporary fusion of hip and political correctness. The text is
"translated" according to liberal interpretation and modern
nonsense, so that the outcome is a bible that is fun and easy to
Preservation in Other Languages: Where was God's word
before 1611? Is God's word preserved in other languages in
addition to the English? Wouldn't it be unfair of God to
preserve His word in English but not in all of the other
- The Love of Money - 1Timothy
Should this verse read that the love of money is the root of "all
kinds of evil" or "all evil"?
- The New Scofield
vs the King James Text: In 1Corinthians 9:20 the
New Scofield makes a correction to the text of the King James
Bible. Which is correct?
"Strain at" or "Strain Out" a Gnat": Many say
that this is a misprint and should have been "strain
out a Gnat". Is this true?
Married Deacon's Wife: The scriptures teach that
a deacon must be the husband of one wife. Does this
also apply to he wife of a deacon so that she would
need to be the wife of one husband?
Unicorns in the Bible:
Is the King James Bible in error because it speaks of unicorns?
Should the Bible say "wild ox" instead of the word "unicorn"? If
the King James Bible is correct what kind of an animal is the unicorn?
the Bible Come From?: Though a question like this is a good one, it
would take a book to fully answer. However, we know that many people have
similar questions and they need as simple of an answer as possible.
Therefore, Pastor Reagan decided to give it a try.
- Who is King James:
King James is mostly known today as the man who authorized
the translation commonly as the King James Bible. What
provoked this king to put his approval upon this
- Who Wrote
the King James Bible: Who wrote King James Bible
and who checked it?
- Why did
they use the word "baptism" in the King James Bible? Did
the translators err in using the word "baptism"?
Yeast or Leaven of the Pharisees: What is the leaven of the
Pharisees? Some translations use the word "yeast" in the place
of the word "leaven", does this cause any problems or are both