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So You Think You Know Greek or Hebrew, Huh?


Many Preachers and Christians often like to define words in the Greek and explain to us unlearned and ignorant men what that verse really means. They think that because they have a Strong's Concordance they understand Greek and can correct the King James Version.

Here is a challenge for any preacher or Christian out there that thinks they know Greek well enough to tell us mere English-reading simpletons "what that word means in the Greek." Below you will find a passage of scripture in the Greek. Please kindly read this passage and translate it on the fly as if you were reading the newspaper with no help or aid of any kind. If you cannot do so, please stop arrogantly pretending that you can correct the King James Bible with the Greek.

πολυμερως και πολυτροπως παλαι ο θεος λαλησας τοις πατρασιν εν τοις προφηταις επ εσχατων των ημερων τουτων ελαλησεν ημιν εν υιω ον εθηκεν κληρονομον παντων δι ου και τους αιωνας εποιησεν ος ων απαυγασμα της δοξης και χαρακτηρ της υποστασεως αυτου φερων τε τα παντα τω ρηματι της δυναμεως αυτου δι εαυτου καθαρισμον ποιησαμενος των αμαρτιων ημων εκαθισεν εν δεξια της μεγαλωσυνης εν υψηλοις



Okay, so maybe you're not a Greek scholar, but you think you know Hebrew, huh? Well then, here's a little passage for you to read and translate on the fly.

אשׁרי־האישׁ אשׁר לא הלך בעצת רשׁעים ובדרך חטאים לא עמד ובמושׁב לצים לא ישׁב׃
כי אם בתורת יהוה חפצו ובתורתו יהגה יומם ולילה׃
והיה כעץ שׁתול על־פלגי מים אשׁר פריו יתן בעתו ועלהו לא־יבול וכל אשׁר־יעשׂה יצליח׃
לא־כן הרשׁעים כי אם־כמץ אשׁר־תדפנו רוח׃
על־כן לא־יקמו רשׁעים במשׁפט וחטאים בעדת צדיקים׃
כי־יודע יהוה דרך צדיקים ודרך רשׁעים תאבד׃



Can't read those little passages above? Then put away your Strong's Concordance and quit pretending, and get out your King James Bible and a good English dictionary like the Oxford English Dictionary or the Webster's 1828 and study the word of God in a language that you can actually read and understand.



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