What is The Beginning of Wisdom?

Compare The English to The Ancient Hebrew The Fear (Yirah #3374 יִרְאָה) of the LORD (YHVH #3069 יְהוִֹה) is the beginning of Wisdom,(חָכְמָה Chokmah #2451 חָכְמָה) and Knowledge (Da'at #1847 דַּעַת) of the Holy One (Qadosh #6918 קָדוֹשׁ) is Understanding, (Binah #998 בִּינָה). Proverbs 9:10 This English translation could be mistaken as our Fear of... Continue Reading →

Shinning Light on Bad Translations

Shinning Light on Bad Translations Translators have a very difficult task in conveying the most accurate meanings, especially when a different language has no equivalent word or thought. The Bible is loaded with Ancient Hebrew Idioms, Metaphors, Poetic Rhymes, Word Puns and Figurative Expressions that don't always carry over in translation. My concern is not with... Continue Reading →

Testing Translation

Why and How to Test Translations Why We Need to Test Our Translations: The above verse is a fulfilled prophesy quoted in Matthew 21:5.  Although it is recognizable, you will notice this small textual variation can make a big difference. "This took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet: “Say to the daughter of Zion, ‘See, your King comes to you, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a... Continue Reading →

Eternity, What Does it Really Mean?

The Truth About Eternity I grew up believing in the mythology of Eternal Torment in Hell Fire.  After all, Hell is the only descriptive word we have in the English language for the place where bad people go when they die.  Our dictionaries even confirm “Eternal” punishment as the destination of the wicked after death. Like most,... Continue Reading →

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