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OBJECTIVES:

It is important to understand the differences between our culture and the culture of the original readers of each book of the bible. Upon completion of this chapter you should be able to:

  • Understand why New Testament (NT) quotes of Old Testament (OT) verses are  often different from the Old Testament verses in English Bibles.

 

Image via Wikimedia Commons This photo is of a ziggurat, a man-made mountain to help the gods travel between heaven, the earth, and the place of the dead.

 

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