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Should we also add that the "intertextuality" tag also indicates that a Question posting uses "Scripture interprets Scripture"?

Sorry, if I sound nit-picky when it come to details. For the following "intertextuality" tag's definition. Should we also add that the "intertextuality" tag also indicates that a ...
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Audio KJV Bible in British accent

I am not sure this is where I can ask this question, it didn't seem right on the actual BHSE. I would like to ask if anyone has any idea whether an audio KJV Bible exists read with British accent. If ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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How to search for Greek words in LXX/Septuagint?

I want to study how the Greek words ἄλλος (243) and ἕτερος (2087) are used in the LXX but I do not know of any resources to search and find these words. Are there any online sources to do this? Or ...
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Fonts for Hebrew text in Chrome browser?

I sometimes have problems when looking at postings with Hebrew text. For instance this answer to Does Nehemiah 9:14 teach that …? displays like this in my browser: But if I copy that messed up ...
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This looks like spam

So - giving an answer - get told this looks like spam. It's not. How do we get this reviewed, put through or posted? If there is no way to do this then I'll not be bothered answering again as why ...
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Make the box on the home page more informative for new users

In Possible solution to frequent question closures, edits, migrations, and mission dilution at Biblical Hermeneutics: Floating the idea of a new site, GratefulDisciple provides an informative chart ...
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Hide or delete posts

What are the rules on hiding or deleting posts? I just gtot a post deleted by @curiousdanni. It was probably no a great answer but I would have preferred to have it hidden, so that I can see what it ...
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Something to be thankful for: The new Bible Applications site is on the launch pad! Welcome aboard!

I extend a heartfelt thank you to all who participated in the process of discussing the merit of a new Bible-related site on Stack Exchange, especially those who answered like Jesse Steele, Steve ...
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Why has my Reputation score suddenly changed?

Perhaps you've noticed an unexpected change in your reputation recently. For some of us this may be particularly significant, and for others it may be less noticeable. Please know that this is not ...
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Could a 4th Bible-related site fly in Area 51?

It is nice to see more traffic flowing into the BH Stack Exchange Meta site and to see positive changes occurring. It’s the place to ask “questions about how the websites work, or about policies and ...
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Are there unicorns in the Bible?

Please excuse the sardonic, attention grabbing question. Hey, I've seen worse on this site, lol, and I hope this one doesn't suffer the same fate. But I think I've uncovered the reason why so many ...
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Possible solution to frequent question closures, edits, migrations, and mission dilution at Biblical Hermeneutics: Floating the idea of a new site

Biblical Hermeneutics is a great SE site which has benefited many and will continue to do so. I have noticed, however, that a lot of energy is expended on trying to educate people about the true ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #2 on Biblical Hermeneutics has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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This looks like a well-masked theological question

The Question: Are John 1:14 and Philippians 2:5-8 describing the same event? I waited to raise this on the BH.meta until the Question had been answered so as not to interfere with the answer approval ...
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How do I vote in the Moderator Election?

Despite attempting it, I am baffled as to how to do it. (And, apparently, I am not the only one.)
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Improving auto-generated messages (possible duplicate) to enhance new-user experience

I learned on the Meta Stack Exchange that auto-generated blurbs can be adjusted by moderator request if enough users feel the change would be helpful. I would suggest something like the following ...
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What is the process for changing auto-generated messages to help new users feel more welcome and understand how to better use the site?

I was discussing this issue with a moderator, @SteveTaylor, and he suggested bringing it up here. Sometimes questions get marked as a possible duplicate and they get closed before the OP has a chance ...
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Who/what is the Community Bot and why does it persist in deleting a question on the false premise that it's duplicate?

I'm still learning some of the ropes here, obviously, having been a member here only a few months. In any case, I was just reviewing some details from my user page, and found the following oddity. ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election - vote now!

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! This is an election to add one new moderator - the existing three moderators are all continuing. Community moderator elections have three phases: ...
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Permission to use comments

I am writing a bible article about Ezekiel 28. I found a good comment related to chapter 28. I was wondering of the comments were copyright. If so, how do I get permission to use the comments?
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how do i hyperlink a biblical text when asking questions?

I have been trying to hyperlink a biblical text but i have been failing to that.I have just been copying and pasting some verses.Some quotes are long so i want to use hyperlinks without copying the ...
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2021 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election ...
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May I ask a question, about Euclid's use of Greek prepositions, on the main site?

A recent answer referenced Bullinger's The Companion Bible quoting Euclid in regard to the use of eis and emphasising how Euclid had used the preposition, in a strictly geometric sense, and how this ...
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Perhaps this new formatting behaviour needs addressing

What is the name God gave Jesus? John 17:11 The link is an example of a rather garish new style of dropping oversized images into a post instead of the more accepted format for verse/quote display. ...
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I wasn't able to find in the on-topic page what exactly this site is about in terms of what are the rules in answering questions

I wasn't able to find in the on-topic page what exactly are like the...rules or paradigms or not sure of term for the site. Hopefully you'll know what I mean by the end of this post. The thing is......
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Don't forget to check for duplicates, please!

This is just a friendly reminder to please help our site out by looking for duplicate questions. This site is really busy at the moment, which is a great thing. However one down side of that is that ...
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Closed Questions

Is there no policy to close and, once closed, to subsequently delete, remove and make no longer visible questions that have no answers and are clearly not on topic. A good eg. would be I was wanting ...
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Should we have a canonical question on verses with three 'persons' and the Trinity?

So we have had quite a number of questions concerning verses that contain three 'persons' (or the like) and whether they teach the Trinity. Is 2 Corinthians 13:11-14 an assertion that God is three ...
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Comment on "Mini-Answers" -- To whom was this directed?

Very recently, I noticed that a new contributor asked a seemingly sincere, innocuous question. That OP was closed, and I understand why it was: What verses can I use to prove the Trinity? [closed] — ...
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Are partial answers in comments permissisble?

I asked a question on this stack yesterday. The only 'answer' I've received up to now is a very short, poorly evidenced comment. The stack I'm most active on is the one for roleplaying games, where ...
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My questions are being closed due to religious bias of some. How is these opinion based questions? False justification or forensice justification

What does "freely justified" mean in Romans 3:24? Does it support a justification of sinners as righteous when they remain actually sinners? This has been closed with absolutely baseless ...
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Cleanup for low-usage tags

We have a number of tags with very few questions, and a steady stream of new tags coming in. I don't suggest that this is entirely a bad thing, but too many similar tags makes things hard to find. I ...
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Arbitration consistent or inconsistent?

Was Jesus rich or poor? Matthew 2:11 vs. Matthew 8:19-20 With respect to my response for the above question, I was flagged with a warning and threat of deletion by moderator curiousdannii and a ...
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Standard format for biblical quotations

Some people have been using tables to format biblical quotations, such as Law of God vs Law of Christ: John 7:16-17 16Jesus answered them and said, "My doctrine is not Mine, but His who sent Me....
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Adding tags for five points of Calvinism(TULIP) and for terminology associated with Arminianism doctrine

It's really good that we have a tag called predestination which would take into account the Calvinism doctrine, and furthermore, the term predestination is more descriptive and indicative of what the ...
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Asking acceptable questions

Good day all. Can anyone instruct me about what constitutes an acceptable question? Allow me to illustrate the problem below: Heading "How are we to understand evil?" Body Scripture is ...
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Tag synonym - death & death-afterlife

I was attempting to helpfully consolidate the tags "death" and "death-afterlife" and proposed the synonym in the wrong direction--not so helpful of me huh? My bad for the rookie ...
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Non-English terminology

Wondering about needing some new guidance regarding the recent introducing of strange terms and titles for God and Jesus which seem to come from other religions or cultures. For eg. Avinu revealed to ...
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Answers that contradict the question

If a question is asking for support of a thesis, should answers that contradict the thesis be given? Those anwers are often found in comment which is not really supposed to be the right place.
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Is it necessary to close a question simply because the new user did not state the text reference?

I am referring to this question where it is quite clear that the OP refers to the transfiguration but has not stated which gospel account or the actual text reference. It is not a 'topic' question : ...
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Why do privileges in BH.SE still have the level of a public beta site?

Points for privileges in BH.SE require only about 20% compared to what seems to be the standard thresholds such as in C.SE, SciFi.SE, StackOverflow.com, or SuperUser.com. For example, to access ...
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Difference between asking for clarification and debating

The comments page says https://hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/comment "When should I comment? You should submit a comment if you want to: Request clarification from the author; ...
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Asking twin questions

I recently tried an experiment--more on why below--and it may ultimately be unsuccessful. But if the only experiments conducted were those guaranteed to succeed, it wouldn't be much of an "...
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Where does external evidence fit on a hermeneutics site?

I recently asked a question that focused heavily (albeit not exclusively) on external evidence for understanding the history of a text. This question was modeled on other questions that also solicited ...
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Difference between 'chronology' and 'time' tags?

I have had this doubt before, but I think now is the right time (pun intended) to ask the question. What criteria should I use to decide between the two tags? Are they mutually exclusive? Is it fine ...
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Specific answer that doesn't show any work

Recently flagged this post as not an answer which basically has "In the song, there is more detail. Was Sisera able to get up after the initial blow? Or is this some poetic add-on to spice up ...
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Is there such thing as too many questions?

A few days ago I noticed a user that was suspended to "cool down" (can't recall the name of the user but I think it was until August next year). After that day, given that it wasn't clear ...
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Can the reputation points gained by accepting an answer be modified?

The majority of questions on H.SE do not have accepted answers. Accepting an answer gives +2 to someone's reputation. If this bonus was larger, we would probably see more questions having accepted ...
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Is there a way to figure out what % of questions on H.SE have accepted answers?

I'm curious what % of questions on H.SE have accepted answers - is there a simple way to figure that out? Addendum: I know you can view how many unanswered or un-upvoted questions there are. I'm ...

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