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Vote to close migration option

I recently recommended closing a question that dealt with the translation of a church father's writing but did not mention a biblical text. When I did so, I was given only one option for where the ...
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What does "bumped by community bot" mean?

An edit just said, "bumped by community bot." It didn't say where to, or what "bumped" meant. The HELPS page says nothing about "bumping." Nor the reason why a question ...
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What is the proper way to respond to comment?

I answered a question. And, as often happens when we answer questions, there are comments.. It is impractical, if not impossible to answer the comments with other comments. In the past, I responded ...
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Valid answer deleted on Communist question

This answer in the Communist question:Acts 2:44,45; Acts 4:32, Does Acts say that Christianity teaches a form of Communism? seems the only accurate in the topic, but was deleted by Steve. The main ...
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Can anyone explain why I have lost 40 points recently?

In Biblical Hermeneutics I now appear at the bottom of the heap with minus 41 points. Normally you are informed of any recent achievements, reputation, badges and privileges earned. But I can't find ...
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How do I hide read comments from my SE inbox?

I want to hide 144 pages of comments in my account but nowhere can I find a 'delete' instruction. This may be the wrong site to ask, but please - someone - tell me how to get rid of this unwanted ...
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Automatically accepting answers

An answer to What does John 3:16 mean by "perish"? was recently marked "accepted" by the community bot. Is this new behaviour, or have I simply never noticed it before? Does it ...
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How to roll-back a recent edit?

After mistaking two similar characters, I made an inappropriate change to genesis - What is the significance of the insertion of the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet into the names of Abraham and ...
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Website font breaks accented Greek text

The font stack on this website breaks ordinary accented Greek, such that you would see on Wikipedia or Greek Bible websites: Ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ λόγος, καὶ ὁ λόγος ἦν πρὸς τὸν θεόν, καὶ θεὸς ἦν ὁ λόγος. ...
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Why was my Meta question deleted without an answer?

Why are we deleting helpful references in this library? NO actual Answer was provided to be critiqued at all. https://hermeneutics.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/3980/explanation-needed-my-account-...
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How do I recover my questions from a closed account?

How do I recover the questions I asked before I closed my previous account. I closed my first account which is under the same name on the account I am using now, I noticed that after I closed my first ...
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Why has reputation been adjusted?

I have just had 248 rep removed with the explanation 'serial voting was reversed'. When this has happened before, I had received an unusual number of votes in a single day and at the end of the day, ...
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Why is my question locked?

I received a notification that my question is locked. Is there a way to know exactly why this happened and who was responsible for it? It seems the question was doing well in terms of upvotes and then ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Answers without sources

In my own personal research, I came across information that was used as an answer for a question on the main site. The answer had no links or citing of the source material. It even looks as the ...
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Put Answer poster name at top instead of (or as well as) bottom

Is it just me, or do others also scroll to the bottom of especially long answers to see who the poster is? When we get a letter posted, or email or text from an unknown source - who goes to last page ...
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Can a review decision be reversed?

I have mistakenly rejected an edit in my review of "Suggested Edits". Is there some way of reversing what I've done?
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Why, and how, does an answer become a 'community wiki' answer?

This answer is no longer from @Lucian but has become 'community wiki Lucian'. How and why does this occur ? Edit : I tried to point to the answer in my link above. But the link points to the question ...
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Doctrinal Bias on Biblical Hermeneutics

I have discovered as a new user that contributions which make good arguments contra traditional Christian doctrines get treated differently than those in support of those doctrines. Originally the ...
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How do I determine which active contributors have a deep understanding of traditional Jewish beliefs?

I am a Christian believer, by the standard that I ascribe to both the Nicene Creed and the Apostles’ Creed. However, there are some areas in which my beliefs differ from those of every independent ...
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How can I use upvotes and downvotes to determine how to improve my questions and answers

I'm a new user still, with only a few questions. I posted some a year ago, and then some very recently. I saw that my Reputation number went up, and discovered I can actually see the record of up-...
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Who is behind 'Community' and the bumping of questions to 'homepage'?

One of my older questions has been 'bumped to homepage' by 'Community'. Who actually initiates this process ? Is it something I can participate in or is it exclusive to Moderators ? And what, or ...
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Was my answer to this question permanently deleted?

In John 1:3 why does the author use ἐγένετο instead of ἐποίησεν?
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What tag should I use if my question is about verse placement in English translations, not the translations themselves?

In asking question on the BHSE, I noticed that there is no clear tag to use when asking questions about verse placement in English translations of the original languages. What tag should I use? For ...
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So... I continue to be harassed by Caleb

In Job 8:11-19 what ancient wisdom is Bildad quoting? Soldernal? You see the crap answers on this site that are never deleted. Are you okay with Caleb deleting my posts "because he can" (tenure)? I ...
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100 Rep for a 'new user'?

I noticed a new user with a rep of 103. But when I checked the profile they appear to have no other SE profile and have only been a contributor on BH for 4 days. I have noticed this happen previously....
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What is the schedule for voting in new moderators?

Is there a schedule posted somewhere? When is the next election?
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How do I contact an individual?

Is there any way to communicate privately/directly with an individual member? I'm aware of Chat but how do I invite someone outside of the context of the comments section?
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Can new account be merged with old (deleted) account?

I suppose my old account has been deleted, as it is grayed out now. It is user862. Or, is it possible to still merge that account with my new account? Just curious. Never hurts to ask.
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Am I the only one who has a Hebrew keyboard popping up all of a sudden?

A few days ago whenever I'm on hermeneutics.se and go to enter data (question or answer) a Hebrew keyboard pops up with no close button. Is anyone else experiencing this or is it just moi?
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When is it OK to answer a question using a theological argument supported by other biblical material?

The biblical texts are the product of a long history of collection, redaction and revision. Texts put forward different ideas because they were written by different people. But also often texts ...
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Where are "inactive" questions?

I noticed this note on a question that resurfaced: This question has answers that may be good or bad; the system has marked it active so that they can be reviewed. Are there questions that are ...
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Can my display name be changed back now?

I did not deliberately change my display name to my user number, the system did it. Now it won't let me change my name back to Pilgrim for 30 days. Can it be changed now?
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What about questions about historical linguistics when focused on meaning in biblical languages?

Historical linguistics can help understand the languages of the bible and are therefore relevant to this site even when they do not discuss a specific text. Because that seems to be the main criteria ...
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Copying large parts of own content

The answers https://hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/a/4711/2672 and https://hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/a/4434/2672 seem largely identical. I flagged this for moderator attention, but it was ...
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How do you change approval for an edit.

I have just given approval for a wiki-edit, "lords-prayer", which I didn't intend to give. I didn't notice the tag. Can I remove my approval?
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I have awarded a bounty,but answer does not appear to be accepted?

I recently awarded a bounty to an answer regarding this question. There was a bounty icon at the answer i accepted.I pressed this and the bounty was awarded.There was no icon to press for accepted ...
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Which canon is on topic for this site? [duplicate]

This site is called Biblical hermeneutics and is all about interpreting the text of scripture. This leads me to wonder, "which bible?" Are questions about the deuterocanonicals allowed? Can I ask ...
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Color code - please explain yellow highlight

I notice that a green box appears around the number of answers received when an answer has been accepted. What does it mean when the whole question has a yellow background?
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Can somebody delete a photo used in a derogatory way off a post?

The post is: https://hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/q/22513/3555 Doubt the woman wants her photo attached to that post. Makes this "Christian" site look crude.
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Where can I find Aramaic and Syriac Tools and References?

1. Question When discussing Aramaic and Syriac Texts, what are resources that can be used to display Syriac fonts correctly, or even lookup passages in Aramaic / Syriac?
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What does it mean if the appearance of an answer is dim compared to others?

What information is being conveyed about an answer by doing this?
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