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“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.” (Rom. 1:16)


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Did Yeshua Converse with Nicodemus in Greek?

But why might Yeshua have chosen to speak Greek with Nicodemus? Perhaps to challenge "the teacher of Israel" on the very point of language ideology. Does Nicodemus put "Hebrew" first? Or, is he able to adapt to the needs of much of the flock of Israel, many of whom were raised on Greek Torah traditions, in order to teach the truth of Scripture?
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On Decoding the “Paleo” Script Pictures

This is a short note attempting to offer some perspective to those confused by “Hebrew word picture” proponents. If the paleo “pictographic” interpretation of words/texts has any validity, would it not also apply to these inscriptions? Perhaps some will say, “It only applies to the Bible.” However, these other texts share much vocabulary with the Bible, so the “word pictures” would be the same.