Monthly Archives: December 2019

Bible blog 2262

This continues my translation with comment of the Letter to Colossians COLOSSIANS 3 If therefore you have been raised up with Messiah, strive for the goods that are above, where Messiah is, seated next to God in honour. Direct your minds to what is above, not what is on the earth. For you have died […]

Bible blog 2261

This continues my translation with comment of the Letter to Colossians COLOSSIANS 2/16ff So do not allow anyone to condemn you for what you eat or drink, nor in respect of a festival, new moon, or Sabbaths; these are a shadow of things to come; reality is the person of Messiah. Do not allow anyone […]

Bible blog 2260

This continues my translation with comment of the Letter to Colossians COLOSSIANS CHAPTER 2 For I want you to know what a struggle I am having on your behalf, on behalf of the Laodiceans and of others who have not seen me face to face. My aim is that they may be encouraged, with hearts […]

Bible blog 2259

This continues my translation of the Letter to Colossians, with commentary. COLOSSIANS 1 v21ff You also, who once made yourselves strangers with hostile attitudes and wrong behaviour, he has now brought back into relationship with himself, in his flesh and blood body through his death, to place you beside him, select, faultless and irreproachable; -provided […]

Bible blog 2258o

This continues my translation with comment of the Letter to Colossians, begun in bible blog 2256 COLOSSIANS 1: 15ff He is the visible likeness of the invisible God, The first-born of all creation: For in him all things were created In the heavens and on the earth Both the visible and the invisible beings – […]

Bible blog 2257

Continuing with the new project: translation of the Letter to Colossians, with comment. COLOSSIANS 1 v 9ff Accordingly, since the day we heard of it we have not stopped praying for you, asking that you be filled with the understanding of God’s will, through complete wisdom and spiritual insight, so that you lead a life […]

Bible blog 2256

I thought that I would examine the birth stories in the Gospel of Matthew but found I had done this a year or so back , bible blog 2024. There is nothing therefore to stop me proceeding to my next project, a translation of the Letter to Colossians, with comment. Most modern scholars have concluded […]

Bible blog 2255

Concluding my translation with comment of the third book of Psalms (73-89) PSALM 89 A Maskil for Ethan the Ezrahite . Your lovingkindness Yahweh, will be my song forever; My mouth will mention your faithfulness to all generations. For you have said, “Lovingkindness is built to last,” You have fixed your faithfulness firm in the […]

Bible blog 2254

Continuing my translation with comment of the third book of Psalms (73-89) PSALM 88 A song. A psalm of the Korahites. To the choirmaster. Set to “Mahalath Leannoth”. A maskil. For Heman the Ezrahite. . Yahweh, my rescuing God, I cry out by day And at night I cry out before you. May my prayer […]

Bible blog 2253

Continuing my translation with comment of the third book of Psalms (73-89) PSALM 87 For the Korahites. A psalm. A song . Founded by him on the holy hills Yahweh prefers the gates of Zion To all the dwelling-places of Jacob. Glorious things are spoken of you, City of God! . “I note Egypt and […]