1. Write Eccl 3:11 from memory.

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  1. What is the Septuagint (LXX)?

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  1. Why do some Old Testament verses quoted in the New Testament look different from the Old Testament verse?

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  1. What two errors can we make due to cultural differences when reading the Bible?

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  1. How is the Code of Hammurabi like Exod 21:23–27?

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  1. How does the Code of Hammurabi differ from Exod 21:23–27? What does that tell us about God?

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Think about this: What parts of the Early Israelite View of Genesis One most surprised you? Why would someone who grew up in Egypt as a slave chapter differently from how you did?

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