The Bible Pages, key-word index, section Studies to Syriac
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Section Studies to Syriac (the other sections → key00.htm)
Studies, studying the Bible
- Keys, helps and tools for deeper understanding of the Scriptures. → ega027.htm – esa017.htm – esa027.htm
- Whom should one listen to, in regard to spiritual matters? → esa056.htm
- What is “doctrine”? Is it biblical to have “doctrines”, and “doctors of theology” who produce them? → esa087.htm
- What does the Bible say about authority? Who has biblical, spiritual or religious authority? Who can speak for God? → esa068.htm
- On the King James translation. The story behind king James’ bible, including the men who were involved in producing it. → esa037.htm
- Regarding the so-called “textus receptus” or “received text”, look under the heading “Textus receptus”.
- On Hebrews 13:17 and the translation “obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves, for they watch for your souls”. → eea048.htm
- James 4:7, “submit yourselves therefore to God”. → eba098.htm
- On Galatians 5:1, “do not submit again to a yoke of slavery”, and its context. → (eca086.htm) – (eaa027.htm) – (eoa118.htm)
Suez – The Exodus: Did the Israelites cross over the Red Sea by the Gulf of Suez, or by the Gulf of Aqaba? Or was it some “reed sea” they went over, as some say? → eoa067.htm
Suffering – Why does God allow evil, wars, sickness, pain and suffering? → ewa017.htm
- Some call Sunday by the name “the Lord’s day”, but that is not a biblical concept. Some bible-versions have that phrase in Revelation 1:10, but one must keep in mind that that passage does not refer to a week-day. It appears that the vision which the apostle John saw and wrote about, referred to what will happen during the Day of the Lord (in the “end time”).
- Sunday = Sun-day, from the Latin expression dies solis, “day of the Sun”. For more on this, look under the heading “Constantine”.
- Should believers keep Sunday as a “day of worship”? → (eaa047.htm)
- Look also under the heading “Worship”.
- The Passover lambs were to be killed “between the evenings”, Hebrew ben ha arbayim (Exodus 12:6, et cetera). Did that phrase refer to the time “between sunset and darkness” as some have claimed, or to the middle of the afternoon which is when Jesus the Lamb of God gave his life? → exa087.htm
- Regarding supporting the poor and needy, look under the heading “Good works”.
- On what the apostle Paul meant when he said to the elders from Ephesus, “I have shown you in everything, that by working hard like this, we must support the infirm”. → ema026.htm
- The Greek text of the New Testament shows that as long as the apostle Paul was a free man and in health, he supported himself through manual work. → ema037.htm – ema026.htm – ema058.htm
- Does the Bible say that believers should support preachers, by giving money to them? → ema018.htm – ema026.htm – ema047.htm – ema058.htm – Look also under the heading “Money”.
Susa – Look under the heading “Shushan”.
Sweden – Some writers have claimed that the Swedish people are Israelites, “the tribe of Naphtali”. Is that true? → eya097.htm
Switzerland – Some writers have claimed that the Swiss people are Israelites, “the tribe of Gad”. Is that true? → eya097.htm
- On the symbolism of the parable of the vinedresser (John 15). → eaa116.htm
- What does the phrase “the keys of the Reign of the Heavens” in Matthew 16:19 symbolise and refer to? → eba077.htm
- Matthew 27:51 – the separating curtain in the temple was torn in two, as a token and symbol of a change in regard to certain things. → eba049.htm
- On the symbolism of the parable with the five wise and five foolish virgins (Matthew 25). → eba066.htm
- The Old Covenant and its promises were types (pictures, symbols, shadows) of better things that were to come. → eca027.htm – eca016.htm
- The Passover-lambs were symbolic of Jesus and his sacrifice. → eca048.htm
- Some have claimed that the bread and wine ceremony which the saints had, was “the Old Covenant’s Passover, but with new symbols”. Is that true? → eca048.htm
- The symbolism of Christmas and the Advent period. → ewa057.htm
- The symbolism of the Old Covenant’s annual high days
- The symbolism of the Old Covenant’s weekly day of rest, the Sabbath. → exa111.htm
- The symbolism of the goat for Azazel (Leviticus 16:8, 10 and 26). → exa048.htm
- The apostle Peter used symbolic words and called the saints “a royal priesthood”. → eoa037.htm
- Salt – what is it used as a symbol of, in the Bible? → eoa146.htm
- Look also under the heading “Antitypes and types”.
- The word “synagogue” comes from old Greek.
- In the Old Testament, when English translations have “congregation” or “assembly” or similar, the Greek text of the Septuagint (LXX) often has the noun sunagôgê. Exodus 16:10 and 22 and 35:4 and Numbers 8:9 and Joshua 22:17 are examples of this.
- The noun sunagôgê appears in more than 170 places in the Septuagint, used in different ways. The related verb sunagô (“to bring together”, “to gather” and so on), occurs more than 400 times in the Septuagint.
- The Greek text of the New Testament contains the noun sunagôgê some 57 times, and the related verb sunagô around 62 times.
- This is what ‘Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon’ by Liddell and Scott (Clarendon Press, 1889) has on the noun sunagôgê (συναγωγή):
- I. a bringing together, uniting, Plat.
2. a place of assembly, synagogue, NTest.
II. ς. πολέμου a levying of war, Thuc.
2. a gathering in of harvest, Polyb.
3. a drawing together, contracting, ς. στρατιᾶς a forming an army in column, Plat.; ς. τοῦ προσώπου a pursing up or wrinkling of the face, Isocr.
4. a collection of writings, Arist.
III. a conclusion, inference, id=Arist.
- On the episunagôgê, or gathering up or carrying away, of Hebrews 10:25 and 2 Thessalonians 2:1. → eba098.htm – eaa047.htm
- Why synagogues are mentioned in Acts 15:21. → eoa046.htm
Syriac (the language called “Syriac”) – Look under the heading “Aramaic”.
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