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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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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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i received a negative "point" for a question I didn't even ask, answer or comment on! Why would that be?

I'm referring to this question: Who were the Hellenistic and Hebraic Jews of Acts 6:1?
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Why can't I migrate a question to the Christianity.SE [duplicate]

How come I am unable to migrate a question to the Christiany Q&A site? Or any site really?
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Unanswered questions are all answers

If I click on the "Unanswered" button I see a bunch of questions, all or most of which have been answered. ?
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Questions asking for bible reference/Bible translation

Before I ask, I just want to confirm if these are on topic here: Questions asking for references Questions on a biblical character's idea on something Questions on translations/original text in Greek ...
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How to better ask my question over at C.SE here?

How better to rework my question over at C.SE, which I reproduce below, so that I may get one other authoritative interpretation other than the plain reading of the text? I would like the ...
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Please let me go

Can someone tell me how I can cancel my "membership" or "subscription" or whatever to Biblical Hermeneutics? Or can someone with privileges do it for me?' I joined a while back. I got kind of tired ...
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How long does the site save an unfinished answer?

I noticed yesterday that after a certain amount of time, this site tells me that my answer-in-progress has been saved. If I delay completing my answer until the next day, does what I have written ...
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Spam?? Huh?? What triggers this lovely popup message?

I tried to post an answer to a question just now, a response/answer that has consumed a good bit of time and when I attempt to submit the response, I get a lovely little popup flag that says, "This ...
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Reason for removal of a post

My posting of "Frequency and elements of the Lord's Supper" was removed. Is it possible for me to find out why? Is there a way for me to see the posting? If so, how? Would the reason for its removal ...
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Was posting a question and clicked on tags tab to see what was available and lost all my question?

Was posting a question and clicked on tags tab to see what was available and lost all my question? This format needs to be updated. I am new to the site and don't find it very accessible.
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Can you supply me with links for new members?

Sometimes I'll flag a low quality answer, but I'd like to do more to help the member understand the criteria for answering question. Can someone supply me with a template of what you to post to ...
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What does "user removed" mean, and what is its connection to a loss of reputation points?

I'm pretty sure I received today my first "user removed," which resulted in a loss of ten reputation points, but I am at a loss to know what it means. Would someone please explain? Thanks. Don
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Why do I get the message that my question does not meet the quality standards?

I want to ask this question: Who was the author of Hebrews? Who was the author of Hebrews, or who are the likely candidates? But I get the message: Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because:...
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Newsletter for Biblical Hermeneutics

I'm having trouble subscribing to the newsletter for this stack exchange site - is it unavailable till the site is public?
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Can vote to close have the option of migrating to Christianity.SE?

This question seems more appropriate for Christianity.SE than Biblical Hermeneutics. This site is likely to continue to get questions that are more appropriate there. Can the vote to close be ...