Author Archives: Jacob Cerone

Yale Anchor Bible Commentary

I just noticed that the Anchor Bible Commentaries went on sale today for Accordance. The whole set (OT, NT, and Apocrypha) is available for the next week for the low price of $999. If you have that kind of cash, … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Catenae Graecorum 04

Ἐν Θεῷ Πατρὶ καὶ Κυρίῳ Ἰησοῦ Χριστῷ. Ἰδοὺ πάλιν τὶ “ἐν” ἐπὶ τοῦ Πατρὸς καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Υἱοῦ· πολλαὶ γὰρ ἐκκλησίαι καὶ Ἰουδαϊκαὶ καὶ Ἑλληνικαὶ ἦσαν, ἀλλὰ τῇ “ἐν Θεῷ.” Χάρις ὑμῖν καὶ εἰρήνη. Τὸ χάρις ὑμῖν οὕτω τίθησιν, ὥσπερ … Continue reading

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The Ship’s Hold and The Belly of Hades: Another Great Find in La Bible D’Alexandrie

I found another helpful bit from La Bible D’Alexandrie: Les Douze Prophètes this afternoon. Here, they connect the ship’s cargo hold into which Jonah went down to sleep in 1:5 with the belly of Hades in 2:3. Though there is a … Continue reading

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La Bible D’Alexandrie: Les Douze Prophètes

For the past day and a half now, I have been working my way through an important resource on the LXX text of Jonah: La Bible D’Alexandrie: Les Douze Prophètes. This is a resource I had attempted to get my hands … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Catenae Graecorum 03

ΚΕΦ. Α. Ἔπαινος Θεσσαλονικέων ἐπὶ τοίς ἀξίοις τῶν Ἀποστόλων ἀγῶσιν.              Παῦλος καὶ Σιλουανὸς καὶ Τιμόθεος. (Χρυσοστόμου.) Ὁ μακάριος Ἰωάννης—τί δήποτε Ἐφεσίοις μὲν ἐπιστέλλων, καὶ τὸν Τιμόθεον ἐχων μεθ᾽ἑαυτοῦ, οὐχὶ συνέταξεν ἑαυτῷ· καίτοι γνωριζόμενον παρ᾽αὐτοῖς καὶ … Continue reading

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Jesus, the Insurrectionist?

There are three elements within Luke 23 that I have always understood independently, but never put together as a coherent whole until today. In 23:2, Luke narrates Jesus’ appearance before Pilate wherein the Jewish leaders claim, “We found this one misleading our … Continue reading

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Seattle: Last Day of “Vacation”

We have finally arrived at the end of my parents’ stay in Bellingham. Before sending my mom and dad back to North Carolina’s summer heat, we thought it would be fun to spend the day exploring Seattle. We saw four things: … Continue reading

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