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Jesus the Nazarene, not “from” Nazareth

The Gospel according to Matthew is the oldest text of the New Testament translated directly from Aramaic (the language spoken in Galilee at the time of Jesus) to modern times. The translation of the Septuagint (LXX) into Classical Greek, however, was the cause of one of the greatest misunderstandings in the history of Christianity, according  Full Article…

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Rastafari: The Abrahamic faith that use Marijuana

Rastafari or Rastafarianism is an Abrahamic religion that has its roots in the Hebrew Holy Scriptures. They worship the One GOD, GOD of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and recognize, according to their reference standard, the Bible, identifying primarily with the Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Church. Rastas refer to their beliefs, which are based on a specific  Full Article…

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Nazirite

In the Bible, a nazirite, nazarene or nazarite (from Nazir in Hebrew נזיר‎‎) is one who voluntarily took a vow described in Numbers 6, 1–21. “Nazarite” comes from the Hebrew word נזיר nazir meaning “consecrated” or “separated”. This vow required the person to: Abstain from wine, wine vinegar, grapes, raisins, intoxicating liquors, vinegar made from such substances, and eating  Full Article…

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