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  Old Testament Survey
The Old Testament was written from approximately 1400 B.C. to approximately 400 B.C. The Old Testament was written primarily in Hebrew, with a few small sections written in Aramaic (essentially a variation of Hebrew).
The Old Testament deals primarily with the relationship between God and the nation of Israel.
A survey of the Old Testament is a worthwhile and spiritually-enriching endeavor.
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  Old Testament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bible of Jesus is the Old Testament, specifically according to Luke 24:44-49: "written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms...
According to historians, the Old Testament was composed between the 5th century BC and the 2nd century BC, though parts of it, such as the Torah, and Song of Deborah (Judges 5), date back much earlier.
Quotations from the Old Testament in the New Testament
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Old Testament
Old Testament written in Hebrew; for the few books originally composed in Greek (Wisdom; II Machabees) and those of which the Semitic original has been lost (Judith; Tobit; Sirach; 1 Maccabees) call for no special treatment.
Old Testament is the evidence obtained from the manuscripts.
Therefore the conjecture that word-division was used in the old scrolls is not to be rejected at the outset.
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 Old Testament Gateway
For New Testament resources we use and recommend Mark Goodacre's New Testament Gateway.
Old Testament Gateway focuses on resources that will be of interest to both scholars and
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 Article Archive - Old Testament vs. New Testament
Garland Robinson has forwarded to me your question regarding the issue of God's commands toward violence in the Old Testament and God's prohibitions against violence in the New Testament.
The Old Testament law was given to a nation of people.
Even under the New Testament governments are charged with being a terror to evil works (Romans 13:3-4; 1 Peter 2:13-14).
www.parrett.net /~bhcoc/articles/old_testament_vs_nt_printable.htm   (856 words)

  
 Old Testament Research
Exodus Pattern in the Book of Mormon, by S.
Isaiah As Taught By The New Testament Apostles, by Victor L. Ludlow
Symbols of the Harvest: Old Testament Holy Days and the Lord's Ministry, by Lenet H. Read-Hadley
www.farmsresearch.com /publications/oldtestament.php?selection=ot&cat=ot   (208 words)

  
 Parallel Hebrew Old Testament HTML Bible
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No other warranties of any kind, express or implied, are made to you as to the Parallel Hebrew Old Testament HTML Bible or any medium it may be on, including but not limited to the fitness for a particular purpose.
This provision applies to every distribution of the Parallel Hebrew Old Testament HTML Bible by you, whether or not for profit, and whether or not under or referencing the Author's name.
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 Old Testament. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The original Old Testament canon was the Septuagint, long used in the Greek-speaking church and still retained by the Orthodox churches.
The critical study of the Old Testament is called higher criticism when dealing with literary-historical problems and lower criticism when dealing with questions of a purely textual nature.
The Old Testament represents the confession of the people of Israel that God first became active in their affairs in the experience of their Hebrew pastoral ancestors.
www.bartleby.com /65/ol/OldTesta.html   (1164 words)

  
 Chapter 1: What Is the Old Testament?
THE Old Testament is a collection of selected writings composed and edited by members of the Hebrew-Jewish community between the twelfth century B.C. and the beginning of the Christian era.
The authors of the New Testament Gospels drew upon the LXX to prove that Jesus was the Messiah and the fulfillment of Jewish prophecy, using some passages which the Jews argued had been inadequately translated from the Hebrew to the Greek (particularly Isaiah 7:14; compare with Matt.
For the Christian, the Old Testament is that part of Holy Scripture known and quoted by Jesus and the New Testament writers.
www.infidels.org /library/modern/gerald_larue/otll/chap1.html   (2990 words)

  
 Islamic terms 2 - All About Turkey
The central themes of the New Testament is underlining Jesus as Messiah; that redemption from sin only could be obtained through the belief in Jesus; transmission of the message to all peoples, not only Jews as was the situation with temporary Judaism; Christian conduct; governing of the Church.
The Old Testament also tells that the Jews were God's chosen people, the main reason for the special protection, and the special punishment, the Jews experienced.
The Old Testament is however, understood as the foundations on which the New Testament rests.
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 Old Testament
The central themes of the Old Testament are the uniqueness and glory of God; the Law; God's influence on world history and nature; corporate and individual sin and the remedy; and the proper way to worship God.
The Old Testament also tells that the Jews were God's chosen people, which is the main reason for their special protection — and their special punishment when they did wrong.
The Old Testament is however, understood as the foundations on which the New Testament rests.
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 Old Testament - New Testament
Since the whole of the Old Testament was translated in the Greek Septuagint before 200 bc, it is obvious the canon was established before that date.
What is striking in the Old Testament is the fact that from the time this sacred record was commenced (inspired prophets and holy men adding to it in segments of time) until its completion,a period of approximately 3,550 years,we find a continuity of thought and purpose.
We believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are God's revelation and the complete expressed will of God to man, inspired in thought and word, and infallible in the original writings; that they are of supreme and final authority in faith and in life, and the source of truth.
www.cornerstone1.org /oldnew.htm   (4025 words)

  
 The Old Testament - ReligionFacts
Thus the Old Testament is useful and edifying in that it tells of the true God's actions in Israel, but it does not carry the same level of authority or relevance as the New Testament.
Although his views of the Old Testament were never very influential, he had a great impact on Christian history in inspiring the church to concentrate its efforts on officially establishing the canon of scripture.
For Calvin, "the Old Testament happens to occupy a different chronological position in the divine plan of salvation from the New; its content (rightly understood), however, is the same." {2}
www.religionfacts.com /christianity/texts/OT.htm   (1476 words)

  
 Bible Resource Center - vsItemDisplay
The books of the Old Testament were originally written down in Hebrew, the language of the people of Israel, though a few of the later books (or parts of books) were written in Aramaic, a closely-related language.
The Old Testament is a record of Israel’s experience of what God is like and what the people who worship God should be like (Lev 20:7,8).
The Old Testament is a book of faith, which means that both Jews and Christians view it as a sacred book that has meaning and authority for their lives.
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 "Applying the Old Testament Law Today" by J. Daniel Hays
The method for interpreting Old Testament Law should be similar to the method used in interpreting Old Testament narrative, for the Law is contextually part of the narrative.
Each of the Old Testament laws had a meaning for its first audience, a meaning that is related to the Old Covenant.
Some of the Old Testament laws, for example, are restated in the New Testament as commandments for New Testament believers.
www.biblicalstudies.org.uk /article_law_hays.html   (5894 words)

  
 Bibliographic Introduction to Old Testament Study
The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament in English / Robert Henry Charles, ed.
Wigram, George V. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee concordance of the Old Testament...
Lexicon in Vetris Testament libros = A dictionary of the Hebrew Old Testament in German and English.
www.library.yale.edu /div/ottools.htm   (712 words)

  
 Step 5 - Bible
The Old Testament was considered by its writers to be the inspired and authoritative Word of God.
Many other passages testify to the authority of the Old Testament, often with the words, "that the Scripture might be fulfilled," or "for this is what the prophet has written." Peter affirmed, "No prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet's own interpretation.
It is evident from their inspired writings that the apostles of Christ considered the Old Testament Scriptures prophetic and inseparable from the authority, power, and ministry of Christ.
www.basicsteps.org /english/bible/step5l3.htm   (933 words)

  
 Old Testament & Jewish Conceptions of the Messiah
Though all these things are foretold in the Old Testament, the manner in which God chose to reveal His plan for the rescue of the human race was not as simple as announcing beforehand exactly what would be done, how, when, and by whom.
The exact relationship between Yahweh of the Old Testament and the Messiah was not clear, nor the manner of destruction of God's enemies, nor the nature of the kingdom He was to rule.
7) Christology of the Old Testament and a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg (1802-1869; an orthodox Lutheran and eminent theologian), tr.
ic.net /~erasmus/RAZ422.HTM   (4217 words)

  
 Information on Christianity and Old Testament
Many Christians overlook the Old Testament because it's difficult to read and occasionally dry yet there is tremendous wisdom for us there.
Old Testament Bible study is admittedly difficult in spots, but well worth the time spent on it.
The New Testament is built on the Old, and to fully understand God’s message to us, we need to be versed in both texts.
or.essortment.com /oldtestamentch_rfdu.htm   (2139 words)

  
 The Old Testament Canon
The deuterocanonicals are those books of the Old Testament that were included in the Bible even though there had been some discussion about whether they should be.
When examining the question of what books were originally included in the Old Testament canon, it is important to note that some of the books of the Bible have been known by more than one name.
You that have grown old in wicked days, now your sins which you have committed before have come to light, for you have pronounced false judgments and have been accustomed to condemn the innocent and to let the guilty go free, although the Lord says, ‘You shall not slay the innocent and the righteous’ [Dan.
www.catholic.com /library/Old_Testament_Canon.asp   (1684 words)

  
 Old Testament Timeline
Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age...." Also, Hebrews 11:11-12 says, "Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
If Terah was actually 130 years old at the birth of Abraham, then all of the years for the previous events would shift backwards in time 60 years.
Even if Kohath was only a year old when they entered Egypt, and Amram and Moses were each born in the last year of their father's lives, then the maximum time in Egypt could have only been 133 + 137 + 80 = 350 years, still well short of the traditional 400 years.
www.matthewmcgee.org /ottimlin.html   (2300 words)

  
 Tom Slemen: UFOs and the Bible
In the early 1950s, the Old Testament was once again interpreted from a scientific angle by the distinguished academic and Freudian psychiatrist Immanuel Velikovsky.
The Old Testament was compiled during a period ranging from the 13th century to the first century BC.
Without a doubt, the New Testament is laced with mistakes, mostly introduced by the scribes, although, none of them are significant enough to affect the doctrinal essence of the texts.
www.geocities.com /magpiester/oldtestament.html   (5543 words)

  
 Old Testament Free Articles
The Old Testament of the Bible is a unique collection of stories detailing the lives of prophets and people who lived before the time of Jesus Christ.
Old Testament Foundations for Peacemaking in the Nuclear Era by Bruce C. Birch
A number of recent studies have been published that offer help to readers and communicators who wish to hear the stories of Genesis as they were intended to be heard and to discover their significance for life at the threshold of a new century.
www.religion-online.org /listbycategory.asp?Cat=2   (1354 words)

  
 The Old Testament: General Outlines
The Ecumenical Translation of the Old Testament is a work of unification written by numerous Catholic and Protestant experts now nearing completion[5] and should result in a work of synthesis.
Thus the human element in the Old Testament is seen to be quite considerable.
The Old Testament is a disparate whole based upon an initially oral tradition.
www.tempemasjid.com /maurice/3old.htm   (1533 words)

  
 Seventh Day Sabbath & the Old Law: Keeping Holy Days Today?
As in Hebrews, the Old Covenant (v14) is contrasted with the New (v6).
The old covenant would "pass away," in contrast to the new covenant that would "remain." The covenant that would pass away was written and engraved on stones (v7).
The reason the Old Testament had to be replaced was that its sacrifices could not permanently remove guilt.
www.biblestudylessons.com /cgi-bin/gospel_way/old_law_today_1.php   (6114 words)

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