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Languages in the time of Jesus

Date Posted:06/13/2010
Category:New Testament Theology
Although scholars have divergent views regarding the influence of Hellenism on religious works, literature and everyday life in first-century Israel, it is generally accepted that the Greek language was used by many of the inhabitants. I later learned after taking Biblical Hebrew that most part of the sentences in the story of Mark told had word order like that we find in Hebrew and often the expressions were not like Greek at all but like Hebrew.
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