Translations – http://www.scripturessay.com A Bible Question and Answer TV Program Mon, 08 May 2017 09:25:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.6 Can we all see the Bible alike? http://www.scripturessay.com/can-we-all-see-the-bible-alike/ Thu, 26 Jan 2012 00:33:42 +0000 http://www.scripturessay.com/?p=3643 People say “Why should we believe what those churches are trying to tell us? After all, they can’t get along among themselves. They argue about this and they disagree about that. They meet in different buildings right across the street … Continue reading

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How can we know what is True in the Bible? http://www.scripturessay.com/how-can-we-know-what-is-true-in-the-bible/ Sat, 19 May 2007 23:27:59 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2988 Q. How can we know for certain what is absolutely true in Bible teaching? Should we not just accept everyone, and not bind our views on others? These verses will make it clear: John 8:32 (NASB) 32 and you shall … Continue reading

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What do you think of the new English Standard Version? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-do-you-think-of-the-new-english-standard-version/ Sat, 19 May 2007 01:20:47 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2921 Q. What do you think of the new English Standard Version? I bought a copy buy I see a potential problem in 1 Cor. 7:36 with the way they have translated the word “virgin.” Please Mike, look at this and … Continue reading

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John 3:16 Should or Shall? http://www.scripturessay.com/john-316-should-or-shall/ Fri, 18 May 2007 23:32:46 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2874 Q. Is there any difference between the translations of “Should” or “Shall” in John 3:16?   … Continue reading

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Rules for Bible Study http://www.scripturessay.com/rules-for-bible-study/ Fri, 16 Mar 2007 22:34:05 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2838 “It shall greatly helpe ye to understande Scripture, If thou mark Not only what is spoken or wrytten, But of whom, And to whom, With what words, At what time, Where, To what intent, With what circumstances, Considering what goeth … Continue reading

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Could you please explain why the New Testament is written in Greek? http://www.scripturessay.com/could-you-please-explain-why-the-new-testament-is-written-in-greek/ Sun, 14 Jan 2007 19:59:24 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2551 Q. Could you please explain why the New Testament is written in Greek? The writers of the NT were all Jews. Peter was a fisherman, etc. Did the Holy Spirit have these men write in a language they did not … Continue reading

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Why are there so many interpretations of the Bible? http://www.scripturessay.com/why-are-there-so-many-interpretations-of-the-bible-2/ Sat, 13 Jan 2007 07:05:30 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2440 Q. Why are there so many interpretations of the Bible? One group says the Bible says this, another group reading the same passage say, “No…that’s not what it says…..it means this…” How is a person supposed to know what the … Continue reading

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Please explain the Tri-Partite divisions of the Bible http://www.scripturessay.com/please-explain-the-tri-partite-divisions-of-the-bible/ Fri, 12 Jan 2007 20:46:35 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2324 Q. Is it true that the canon of the Hebrew scriptures is different from the Christian Old Testament canon? Could you explain the similarities and differences? Could you identify and give a brief summary of the Tri-Partite Divisions of the … Continue reading

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Today’s New International Version Bible Review http://www.scripturessay.com/todays-new-international-version-bible-review/ Fri, 12 Jan 2007 20:08:31 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2305 Q. I would like to know if you have had the opportunity to review the new “Today’s New International Version” of the Bible. What are your thoughts on this new translation? Do new translations destroy the concept of inspiration as … Continue reading

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Why are twelve tribes of Israel different in Genesis and Revelation http://www.scripturessay.com/why-are-twelve-tribes-of-israel-different-in-genesis-and-revelation/ Mon, 11 Dec 2006 23:30:41 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2157 Q. Why is it that the twelve tribes of Israel are different in Genesis than in Revelation? Seven are the same- Simeon, Levi, Rueben, Joseph, Benjamin, Gad, Issachar.. the others are spelled different- Judah-Juda, Zebulun-Zabulon… Some of the differences in … Continue reading

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Please explain Lev. 11:20-23 and the ‘four’ footed insects http://www.scripturessay.com/please-explain-lev-1120-23-and-the-four-footed-insects/ Sun, 10 Dec 2006 20:32:42 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2033 Q. Is the Bible meant to give facts on Science? The reason I ask that is this: I've noticed that there are or might possibly be tiny discrepancies (i think..)It certainly, to me, doesn't lessen the value of Scripture if … Continue reading

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Why does the King James Version mention a ‘unicorn’ if unicorns were mythical beasts? http://www.scripturessay.com/why-does-the-king-james-version-mention-a-unicorn-if-unicorns-were-mythical-beasts/ Sat, 09 Dec 2006 20:04:06 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1978 Q. Why does the King James Version mention a “unicorn” if unicorns were mythical beasts? Or were they? The HEBREW word for “wild ox” according to the Hebrew lexicon is: reh-ame’, or reh-ame’, or reym {rame} or rem {rame} Translated … Continue reading

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Can any person become perfect? http://www.scripturessay.com/can-any-person-become-perfect/ Fri, 08 Dec 2006 22:54:09 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1953 Q. Please Explain to me Matthew 5:48. How is it ever possible for a human to become perfect? If God requires us to be perfect we are all going to be lost. Matt. 5:48 48 “Therefore you are to be … Continue reading

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Who divided the Bible into chapters and verses? http://www.scripturessay.com/who-divided-the-bible-into-chapters-and-verses/ Fri, 08 Dec 2006 22:51:36 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1950 The Old Testament was originally divided into fifty-four sections by the Jews. One section was read in the synagogue every Sabbath day (Acts 13:15). These sections were subdivided by the Masoretes into 669 “orders.” The divisions or sections found in … Continue reading

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Does Elohim mean ‘from the sky’? http://www.scripturessay.com/does-elohim-mean-from-the-sky/ Fri, 08 Dec 2006 22:44:21 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1943 Q. The Raelien movement who claimed to have cloned the first human say that in the original Jewish scriptures, Genesis1:26 "Elohim created mankind in their own image, in the image of Elohim they created them, male and female they created … Continue reading

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Worship on the Sabbath? Did that Change? http://www.scripturessay.com/worship-on-the-sabbath-did-that-change/ Fri, 08 Dec 2006 22:27:26 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1931 Q. I have been told that the original church worshiped on the Sabbath day and that the Catholic church changed the day of worship to Sunday. Is this correct? The answer to both of your questions is “No.” The first … Continue reading

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Is there a version of the Bible that mentions the angel Raphael in Genesis 16:9? http://www.scripturessay.com/is-there-a-version-of-the-bible-that-mentions-the-angel-raphael-in-genesis-169/ Fri, 08 Dec 2006 21:55:55 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1914 Gen 16:9 9 Then the angel of the LORD said to her, “Return to your mistress, and submit yourself to her authority.” I know of NO Bible version which mentions Raphael in Genesis 16:9. “The Angel of the Lord” throughout … Continue reading

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Which is the best version of the Bible to use? http://www.scripturessay.com/which-is-the-best-version-of-the-bible-to-use/ Sun, 29 Oct 2006 21:45:27 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1742 Download audio file (q327a.mp3) Q. Which is the best version of the Bible to use? I know you use the New American Standard Version. I've been told that the King James version is the only version one should use. Can … Continue reading

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Don’t you know that there are hundreds of conflicts to be found in the Greek manuscripts? http://www.scripturessay.com/dont-you-know-that-there-are-hundreds-of-conflicts-to-be-found-in-the-greek-manuscripts/ Sun, 29 Oct 2006 21:35:20 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1736 Download audio file (q336a.mp3) Q. I have visited ScripturesSay.com and found you claiming that the Bible is inspired "word for word." You must be ignorant of the fact that there are many errors in the Greek text. Don't you know … Continue reading

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Why is the New Testament written in Greek? http://www.scripturessay.com/why-is-the-new-testament-written-in-greek/ Mon, 23 Oct 2006 21:29:23 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1661 Download audio file (q321b.mp3) Q. Does not Jesus say in Mt. 16:18 that Peter is the rock upon which the church is to be built? I have heard the petros petra argument, but is it true Jesus spoke in Aramaic? … Continue reading

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What about the Apocryphal Books? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-about-the-apocryphal-books/ Wed, 06 Sep 2006 18:51:29 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1486 In some Bibles in the Old Testament section there is a group of books called the Apocrypha. "Apocrypha" is from the Greek "apokruphos" and this word is from "aop" which is the preposition meaning "away," and "kryptein" which is an … Continue reading

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The Bible and the JEPD Hypothesis (Documentary Hypothesis) http://www.scripturessay.com/the-bible-and-the-jepd-hypothesis-documentary-hypothesis/ Wed, 06 Sep 2006 18:48:29 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1483 The Bible has been attacked in many ways through the centuries. One of the text books that the writer used while a student at Eastern Kentucky State College is entitled: Our Heritage of World Literature. In a chapter on the … Continue reading

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Have you violated the teaching of the Bible with your NASB version? http://www.scripturessay.com/have-you-violated-the-teaching-of-the-bible-with-your-nasb-version/ Fri, 02 Sep 2005 18:17:36 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1397 Download audio file (q281a.mp3) Q. I’ve been watching your program and trying to follow along using my King James Version of the Bible. I find it difficult to follow you, and I’m concerned that you have violated the teaching of … Continue reading

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Why are there so many interpretations of the Bible? http://www.scripturessay.com/why-are-there-so-many-interpretations-of-the-bible/ Fri, 11 Jun 2004 20:24:30 +0000 http://wdss.scripturessay.com/?p=874 This is a good question. I think the Bible reveals several reasons: First of all, God is not the author of confusion. God desires to reveal himself to man. In Eph. 3:3,4 Paul said: Ephesians 3:3-4 (NASB) 3 “that by … Continue reading

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