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Who made the Bible?

sammeri 2008/06/07 02:42:34
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  • bb 2009/03/20 00:09:18
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    bb
    The Bible was inspired by God, and written by men who were inspired by God! Supernaturally, It is a guide to live by, from our creator.
  • logical thinker 2009/03/01 08:42:12
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    logical thinker
    the bible was formed from a selection of gospels and books by a council of bishops and christian leaders under the supervision of emperor constantine.

    some teachings were excluded from the bible because not everyone would agree on what was to go into the bible. some christian teachings were left out because they did not show god as imnipresent and omnipotent.

    Genesis and parts of psalms were added and the gospel of enoch and judas were left out....yet jesus christ himself quoted from the book of enoch and told scripture that was mostly left out of the bible... so the current christian bible is incomplete and heavily EDITED and EMBELLISHED.

    The dead sea scrolls are a collection of christian teachings left out because they were too dangerous and revealing. most tell of angels being not spiritual but more extra terrestrial.

    The Dead Sea scrolls consist of roughly 900 documents, including texts from the Hebrew Bible, discovered between 1947 and 1956 in eleven caves in and around the Wadi Qumran near the ruins of the ancient settlement of Khirbet Qumran, on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea.

    The texts are of great religious and historical significance, as they include some of the only known surviving copies of Biblical documents made before 100 C.E., and preserve evidence...

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    the bible was formed from a selection of gospels and books by a council of bishops and christian leaders under the supervision of emperor constantine.

    some teachings were excluded from the bible because not everyone would agree on what was to go into the bible. some christian teachings were left out because they did not show god as imnipresent and omnipotent.

    Genesis and parts of psalms were added and the gospel of enoch and judas were left out....yet jesus christ himself quoted from the book of enoch and told scripture that was mostly left out of the bible... so the current christian bible is incomplete and heavily EDITED and EMBELLISHED.

    The dead sea scrolls are a collection of christian teachings left out because they were too dangerous and revealing. most tell of angels being not spiritual but more extra terrestrial.

    The Dead Sea scrolls consist of roughly 900 documents, including texts from the Hebrew Bible, discovered between 1947 and 1956 in eleven caves in and around the Wadi Qumran near the ruins of the ancient settlement of Khirbet Qumran, on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea.

    The texts are of great religious and historical significance, as they include some of the only known surviving copies of Biblical documents made before 100 C.E., and preserve evidence of considerable diversity of belief and practice within late Second Temple Judaism. They are written in Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek, mostly on parchment, but with some written on papyrus. These manuscripts generally date between 150 B.C.E. to 70 C.E. The scrolls are most commonly identified with the ancient Jewish sect called the Essenes, but recent scholarship has challenged their association with the scrolls.

    The Dead Sea Scrolls are traditionally divided into three groups: "Biblical" manuscripts (copies of texts from the Hebrew Bible), which comprise roughly 40% of the identified scrolls; "Apocryphal" or "Pseudepigraphical" manuscripts (known documents from the Second Temple Period like Enoch, Jubilees, Tobit, Sirach, non-canonical psalms, etc., that were not ultimately canonized in the Hebrew Bible), which comprise roughly 30% of the identified scrolls; and "Sectarian" manuscripts (previously unknown documents that speak to the rules and beliefs of a particular group or groups within greater Judaism) like the Community Rule, War Scroll, Pesher (Hebrew pesher פשר = "Commentary") on Habakkuk, and the Rule of the Blessing, which comprise roughly 30% of the identified scrolls.

    Publication of the scrolls has taken many decades, and the delay has been a source of academic controversy. As of 2007 two volumes remain to be completed, with the whole series, Discoveries in the Judean Desert, running to thirty-nine volumes in total. Many of the scrolls are now housed in the Shrine of the Book in Jerusalem. According to The Oxford Companion to Archeology, "The biblical manuscripts from Qumran, which include at least fragments from every book of the Old Testament, except perhaps for the Book of Esther, provide a far older cross section of scriptural tradition than that available to scholars before. While some of the Qumran biblical manuscripts are nearly identical to the Masoretic, or traditional, Hebrew text of the Old Testament, some manuscripts of the books of Exodus and Samuel found in Cave Four exhibit dramatic differences in both language and content. In their astonishing range of textual variants, the Qumran biblical discoveries have prompted scholars to reconsider the once-accepted theories of the development of the modern biblical text from only three manuscript families: of the Masoretic text, of the Hebrew original of the Septuagint, and of the Samaritan Pentateuch. It is now becoming increasingly clear that the Old Testament scripture was extremely fluid until its canonization (completion) around 100 A.D."
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  • Joker 23 *I AM THE LAW* 2009/02/16 05:18:02
    Justin Timberlake
    Joker 23 *I AM THE LAW*
    No it wasn't Timberlake. It was made by diffrent authors throughout a span of 2000 years.
  • Madelyn 2009/02/12 22:03:50
    None of the above
    Madelyn
    There were lots of people that made the bible.
  • BJet 2009/02/07 20:48:42 (edited)
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    BJet
    The Most High God did write the Holy Scriptures, but man did change some words for getting understand.
  • i812 2008/12/03 13:29:20
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    i812
    it was written for king james i do beleave, i could be wrong i was once before. if i am right it was put together by a bunch of different people who interpreted the old writings and put them into a book called the king james bible. therefore it would be a sort of history book. so for the non beleaver's it would be history not just a bunch of crap written by man to scare you into changing your ways for the better.
  • wise up i812 2009/08/10 17:24:53
    wise up
    +1
    yea your off the mark by about 1000 years
  • i812 wise up 2009/08/10 20:11:13
    i812
    ok
  • ♫Dustin♫ 2008/10/08 22:01:21
    Just some guy
    ♫Dustin♫
    who made up a story for money
  • Michael 2008/09/16 20:28:32
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    Michael
    +2
    a variety of men that picked and selected terms that they felt would offer the ruling church power. Many text and documents were edited down to a version that was agreeable to the parties that forged a tool.
  • Fizzbitch {ZeDameofFrenchBr... 2008/08/18 12:50:57
    Just some guy
    Fizzbitch {ZeDameofFrenchBraziers}
    Some guy who was seriously trippin' balls o.O
  • Maria 2008/07/18 15:49:32
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    Maria
    Bible refers to respective collections of religious writings of Judaism and of Christianity.[1] The exact composition of the Bible is dependent on the religious traditions of specific denominations. Modern Rabbinic Judaism generally recognizes a single set of canonical books that comprise the Tanakh, also known by the terms Hebrew or Jewish Bible.[2] The Christian Bible includes the same books as the Tanakh (referred to in this context as the Old Testament), but usually in a different order, together with specifically Christian books collectively called the New Testament. Among some Christian traditions, the Bible includes apocryphal books that were not accepted into the Tanakh.

    The Hebrew Bible comprises three parts: the Torah ("Teaching", also known as the Pentateuch or "Five Books of Moses"), the Prophets, and the Writings. It was primarily written in Hebrew with some small portions written in Aramaic.

    The Christian Bible includes the twenty-seven books of the New Testament, which were originally written in Greek,[3] preceded by the protocanonical books of the Old Testament and sometimes a number of deuterocanonical books: Eastern Orthodox Churches use all of the books that were incorporated into the Septuagint, the earliest Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible;[4] Roman Cat...

    Bible refers to respective collections of religious writings of Judaism and of Christianity.[1] The exact composition of the Bible is dependent on the religious traditions of specific denominations. Modern Rabbinic Judaism generally recognizes a single set of canonical books that comprise the Tanakh, also known by the terms Hebrew or Jewish Bible.[2] The Christian Bible includes the same books as the Tanakh (referred to in this context as the Old Testament), but usually in a different order, together with specifically Christian books collectively called the New Testament. Among some Christian traditions, the Bible includes apocryphal books that were not accepted into the Tanakh.

    The Hebrew Bible comprises three parts: the Torah ("Teaching", also known as the Pentateuch or "Five Books of Moses"), the Prophets, and the Writings. It was primarily written in Hebrew with some small portions written in Aramaic.

    The Christian Bible includes the twenty-seven books of the New Testament, which were originally written in Greek,[3] preceded by the protocanonical books of the Old Testament and sometimes a number of deuterocanonical books: Eastern Orthodox Churches use all of the books that were incorporated into the Septuagint, the earliest Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible;[4] Roman Catholics include some of these books in their canon; and many Protestant Bibles follow the Jewish canon, excluding the additional books. Some editions of the Christian Bible have a separate Biblical apocrypha section for books not considered canonical.

    Translations of the full Bible were available for 438 languages, translations of one of the two testaments in 1,168 additional languages, and portions of the text existed in 848 additional languages. This means that partial or full translations of the Bible exist in a total of 2,454 languages.
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  • mavericky 2008/06/16 21:03:13
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    mavericky
    +2
    I've never met any of these people, but I don't think we should put that responsibility on any of them.
  • sammeri 2008/06/15 21:05:37
    Undecided
    sammeri
    just to let u know im muslium, so i never read the bible
  • MadHatter 2008/06/07 04:32:03
  • Denny 2008/06/07 04:02:43
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    Denny
    Algore?
  • InsideItAll 2008/06/07 03:22:21
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    InsideItAll
    All the people whose names are the names of the books! That's what I've thought since I was a kid ... no one told me otherwise, so the thought just STUCK!
  • Justy Hakubi 2008/06/07 03:05:54
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    Justy Hakubi
    It was at first oral traditions which were later written down. The Old Testament is the history of Israel. The New Testament is the life of Jesus and Letter of the Apostles to the early church. It's been refined over time. There are actually more biblical books but they are considered apocryphal and not part of the canon, gnostic texts etc. Still these books do give insight to the times of which they were written. So it wasn't really one guy, its been a work in progress from the ecumenical councils to King James (if you're Protestant).
  • Dave Sawyer ♥ Child of God ♥ 2008/06/07 03:04:34
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    Dave Sawyer ♥ Child of God ♥
    The Bible of the early saints, called "Christians" first at Antioch, was the Greek translation of the Old Testament, called the Septuagint. They didn't have a New Testament. About the 300 AD, the Codex Vaticanus was made in Greek. It included the Septuagint and The New Testament, but lacked 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon, and Revelation. In the fourth century, a Pope commissioned Jerome to translate the Old and New Testaments into Latin, creating the Vulgate Bible. The first printed Bible was printed by Gutenburg in the 15th Century.
  • JRS 2008/06/07 03:02:07
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    JRS
    +1
    the bible is a history book written by men based on their recollection of events as they remember them. (boy am i gonna get it for this one.) bible history book written based recollection events remember boy gonna
  • irish JRS 2008/06/07 03:06:52
    irish
    +1
    yeah you are!!! it is a lot of borrowed mythology from other cultures with a sprinkling of hebrew lore in it!
  • Justy H... JRS 2008/06/07 03:12:32
    Justy Hakubi
    Why you gonna get it? That's basically what it is. It was by and large codified by men and it is historical. The transition from oral history to written account has always been a bit sketchy, open to personal interpretation. I like to say that the Spirit was with the writers and the essential meaning was preserved. If you're saying the Church is patriarchal, well it is.
  • JRS Justy H... 2008/06/07 03:17:25
    JRS
    Thank you!!!! You made my night. Now I can go to bed.

    Sweet dreams everyone!!
  • DAVIDDU... JRS 2008/06/07 05:38:04
  • freewill~STS~freespirit 2008/06/07 02:45:57
  • mavericky freewil... 2008/06/16 21:01:47
    mavericky
    +2
    Curses!!!!! Zondervan was my very first thought when I read this and YOU TOOK IT!!!! I only have a limited amount of wittiness! Cut it out!
  • freewil... mavericky 2008/06/16 21:16:16
  • Heather 2008/06/07 02:45:15
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    Heather
    +1
    There were many different people who wrote the Bible.
  • Heywood Djablomi 2008/06/07 02:43:23

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