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Topic: Greek

Episode Topic Audio

2021-03-12
Jesus' Name: What exactly was Jesus' name, in what language, and how was it pronounced in His day (Iesous Iesvs Iesum, Iesos)?



2021-02-12
Paul "Under the Law": How does Paul become "as those under the law" when he is with them, clarifying the meaning of the Greek word being "in" rather than "under"? [I Corinthians 9:19-23, Acts 19].



2020-12-21
Jesus the Beginning of Creation: Could you help me understand the meaning of the Greek word for "beginning" in this verse about Jesus being the "beginning of creation" in Revelation? [Revelation 3:14, John 1:1-3, Colossians 1:15-16].
Biblical Writers Use of Words & Language: Do you look at the way the Biblical authors use certain words in your study?


2020-11-20
Bible That Doesn't Translate all the Greek Words for Hell: Is there a Bible translation that actually uses the proper Greek words, like Tartarus and Gehenna, instead of "hell" for all them?
Image of Fire & Torture in Hell: Whenever we hear the word hell, we all envision torture in a fire, why is that? [Revelation 20:15, Revelation 10, Matthew 25:41]
God Didn't Translate His Word Very Well: Is there a case to be made that God didn't do a very good job of translating His word and getting His message across to us? [Psalm 92:15].

2020-11-19
Promises to Unbelievers: Are the promises to unbelievers the same now as it was in the Old Testament days?
No Eternal Hell, Then No Eternal Life If we don't understand the word for "eternal" in regard to hell, then can we still understand the idea of the after life as being eternal? [Matthew 25:46].


2020-11-11
Greek Rule in Bible Times: Comment about the Greek rule in Biblical days.
Revelation & New Age: Caller comments on the harlot in Revelation its relationship to the New Age Movement. [Revelation 17:6-8].


2020-11-11
Support for the Greeks in the New Testament: Since the Philistines were Greeks and constantly attacking Israel, why does the New Testament seem to support the Greeks? [Jeremiah 47:4].
The Greek Language of the New Testament: Why was the New Testament written in Greek instead of Latin? Was that prophesied?


2020-10-27
All Scripture is Inspired: What does the verse about scripture actually say in the Greek? [2 Timothy 3:16].



2020-10-26
Eternal Torment: Why would God use the English words such as "eternal" and "everlasting" in regard to hell, if He knew how we would understand them, if it is not as we think as they translated it in English? [2 Peter 3, 2 Chronicles 7:14, Matthew 25:46, Revelation 20:10].
King James Bible Translation: Were the writers of the King James Bible inspired?


2020-09-21
Greeks Who Wanted to See Jesus in John 12: Could you explain a John 12 passage wherein Greeks wanted to see Jesus? [John 12:20-21].



2020-09-18
The Complexity of the Bible: Why has God made the Bible so complex, which has resulted in so many opposing opinions and misunderstanding? [Mark 7, Luke 21].
Greek & Hebrew Necessary to Understand the Bible?: Does one have to study Greek and Hebrew to understand the Bible?


2020-09-16
Jesus as "The Word": Could you explain more about Jesus being "The Word"? [I John 1:1, Psalm 33:6].
Coronavirus: What do you think about the "Coronavirus" drama and government overreach?


2020-09-15
Bible Manuscripts; Received or Majority Texts: Could share your view about the controversy between the Received and the Majority Texts? [Mark 16:9-20, John 8:1-11, I John 5:8]



2020-09-03
Principalities: Observations and disagreement about the word "principalities."



2020-08-05
Work Out Your Own Salvation: What do you think of the claim that "working out one's own salvation" is an excuse not to attend church? [Philippians 2:12].
Working Out One's Own Salvation: Are the verbs in Greek in plural, in the verse about working out one's salvation? [Philippians 2:12].


2020-08-04
Eternal Living Soul in Man: What does the Bible say about the eternal or immortal living soul in man? [Genesis 2:7, Psalm 103:1, Luke 16:19-31, I Peter 3:20, Hebrews 4:12, 2 Corinthians 5:8, I Timothy 6:16, John 3:16, I John 5:11-12].



2020-07-20
Education Today: What do you think about the state of education today?
Classical Education: What do you think of a classical education, including taking Latin - especially with the inclusion of Greek and Roman pagan literature?


2020-06-22
The Septuagint: Should not The Septuagint have a more prominent position in the Christian world?



2020-06-12
Commands About Living the Christian Life and Salvation: Are these scriptures commands in the Greek; "work out your own salvation", and "fight the good fight"? [Philippians 2:12, I Timothy 6:12].



2020-05-28
Removing the Mark of Circumcision: Was there a lot of social nakedness in Corinth that would explain why there was a surgery that could hide circumcision? [I Corinthians 7:18].



2020-05-12
Greek Numbering Cap at 10,000: Is it true that the highest number in ancient Greek culture is 10,000 and they don't have zeroes?



2020-03-17
Denying Christ: One must keep in mind our public witness if we ever deny Christ, even if it was to save someone.
Greek Interpretation & Elders, Pastors, Teachers: The Greek words (such as "kai") can be interpreted in more than one way, so what is the guide for determining which meaning is meant, as in the passages about elders, pastors & teachers? [Ephesians 4:11, I Peter 2:25, Galatians 6:16, I Timothy 3].


2020-03-11
Word differences in two verses: Could you clarify the relationship & differences between these two verse in Ephesians & Psalms? [Ephesians 4:8 & Psalm 68:18].



2019-08-20
Studying the Greek: In what way would exploring the Greek texts be helpful to me while studying the Bible?
Paul, "Whatever State I am in": What was Paul saying when he used the word "state" in the phrase, "whatever state I am in"? [Philippians 4:11, I Timothy 6:8].


2019-06-24
The Greeks: Why did Paul refer to the Greeks, rather than calling them Romans?



2018-05-07
Malachi & Chronicles: Chronological order of the books of the Bible, why are they different in the jewish book vs ours?
Hebrew Language: There seems to be a limited amount of words in the Hebrew Language as compared to Greek & English.


2018-03-14
Knowing Koine Greek: Just because you understand New Testament Greek does not mean that you know all the truth, error-free.
Eastern Orthodox Church: What do you think of Hank Hanegraaff switching over to eastern orthodox church? How can he possibly still be a legitimate host of The Bible Answer Man?


2017-09-27
Interlinear Greek Bible for both Manuscripts: Is there an interlinear Greek for both Alexandrian & Textus Receptus?
The Devil Understanding the Plan of Redemtion: "things which angels desired to look into", why did Jesus call Peter Satan? Satan not knowing God's plan for redemption, yet he tried to prevent Satan Jesus from going to the cross? [1 Peter 1:12, 2 Corinthians 2:8]


2016-03-30
Angel meaning Messenger: The Greek word for angel is "messenger", but in Hebrew did they use the same word?
Sin in Hebrew: What about the word "sin: in greek, is it the same as Hebrew?
Ahijah the Prophet: Caller wants to know if all of the names of "Ahijah" are the same person. [1 Kings 12:15, 1 Kings 14:2]

2016-01-07
Understanding Greek using Lexicons: Caller wants to be able to understand the Greek language, using the different forms of tenses, using a Lexicon.



2015-12-18
KJV only Advocates: KJV advocates say that if people read the King James Version of the Bible, & struggles to understand it, it means they are not saved because "My sheep hear my voice" & understand it.
Most loved verse of the Bible misunderstood: God only loves those who love Him, & we shouldn't preach the gospel of love to unbelievers. [John 3:16]


2015-07-13
Manuscripts of the Bible: Were the Manuscripts just one long continuous words, w/ no breaks, commas, capitalization?
Bob Dutko: Steve Gregg was in an interview w/ Bob Dutko, does he have an audio file of that?


2014-11-19
KJV-Only Rebuttal: We don't have to depend on the scholars to translate the Greek & Hebrew correctly. For one thing, Augustine never knew Greek or Hebrew. For another, you can read a variety of Translations & get a pretty good idea of what is being said, are the opinions of the caller.



2014-11-18
Newly Published Bibles (KJV only Advocate): How can we compare new Bibles to the Greek when most people can't read Greek?



2014-02-25
Dramatic Change in Christianity: Christianity changed a lot after the first century from Hebrew Roots to be influenced by pagan roots like the greeks & Romans, is that true? and if it IS true, are we going to possibly transition back into more of the Hebrews Roots?



2014-02-19
A Good Bible Translation: Caller wants an excellent modern translation of the Bible that's easy to understand,
Concordances: He also wants to know about Concordances.
NKJV: Is the New King James Version translated from a good Greek text?
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