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Linguistics of the Times Dictated More than One Tongue

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), May 23, 2008 at 18:24

Just as there are multiple languages being spoken in the Middle East now, so there were then multiple languages being spoken. Without being there and the scholastic community does not know truly what the original texts were in, that the text of Matthew was probably written in Aramaic is conceded here, but the translations of the original text came from Greek (Koinonaea-sp?), such as the septuagint was as well as the letters from Paul. What is the tongue of the Qumram documents, which are dated from that time?

There are no verifiable citations listed with the rest of this presentation, so we will not be able to assess them until such is provided. Remember, the Hebrew Holy Scriptures are specific, not vague, as to the promises to the Israeli's by their LORD fro their protection. We must be specific as well if we are to tell His truth.

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