In every culture, past and present, the language is closely connected to the culture of the people. If you remove the language or culture from the people, the other will also be lost. In addition, if the Bible is read without understanding the culture behind it, mistranslations and misunderstandings are the result.
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Related Pages by Jeff A. Benner
Ancient Hebrew Dictionary (Book) This Biblical Hebrew dictionary contains the one thousand most frequent verbs and nouns found within the Hebrew Bible.
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