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Catholic Translation of the bible which inserts the four marks in Matt 16 "on this rock I will build my church"

The source image I found what maybe the picture of a physical copy that you referred to, in a Facebook post. Screen snapshot of the Facebook post below: Finding the 1963 Confraternity version The ...
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On the Seventy Sevens Prophecy of Daniel (9:24-27); and in particular, the length of a year alluded to?

I appreciate the time that others took to post responses to my questions. Since then, I have considered the question more deeply and would like to put forth the following argument as a basis for a ...
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On the Seventy Sevens Prophecy of Daniel (9:24-27); and in particular, the length of a year alluded to?

The year being alluded to is the solar year of 365.24219 days. It is 490 solar years to the exact day from 8th April 458 BC (Julian), the date being referred to in Ezra 7:9 and the date of the ...
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On the Seventy Sevens Prophecy of Daniel (9:24-27); and in particular, the length of a year alluded to?

To your question, “what length of a year is likely being alluded to?” There have been three proposals. • First, was the early church historian, Africanus, who used a lunar year (354 days) • ...
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On the Seventy Sevens Prophecy of Daniel (9:24-27); and in particular, the length of a year alluded to?

The months would all be 30 days. The prophecy says seventy sevens (seventy weeks) are cut off from the 2300 year prophecy and apply to the Jewish nation. The 62 weeks plus the seven weeks make up one ...
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On the Seventy Sevens Prophecy of Daniel (9:24-27); and in particular, the length of a year alluded to?

The prophecy of the seventy sevens (9:24-27) takes place in the first year of Darius (9:1), the fourth king of Babylon, prior to its conquest by Alexander of Macedon (11:1-4), as detailed in the book'...
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Did the early church believe in the Papacy?

It appears that the official use of the title of Pope (as given to Bishops of Rome) and confined to the successors of Peter, did not come into effect till the reign of Pope Gregory VII (1073-85). The ...
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Did Jesus hear people's confessions while He was living on the Earth?

Most typically we see Jesus already knowing what is in a person's heart and it is requests for healing that provoke a proclamation that sins are forgiven. Confessing one's sinfulness, as in Luke 5:8: ...
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Did Jesus hear people's confessions while He was living on the Earth?

There is no mention of Christ hearing people's confessions in the Gospels. Also, Christ did not baptize (John 4:2) during His ministry on Earth. St. John the Baptist and, afterwards, Christ's ...
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How can Matthew 2:18 be fulfilled prophecy if Ramah is north of Jerusalem and Bethlehem is south?

Dual-fulfillment prophecy This is a dual-fulfillment prophecy - that is, the prophet states something that will happen more than once, such as having a temporal fulfilment and a spiritual fulfilment, ...
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Were New Testament writers infallible when they wrote Scripture?

Inspired, Inerrant, Infallible Let's be careful about the usual meaning of those 3 technical terms as they are generally used in Christianity, with different shades of meaning according to the ...
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Were New Testament writers infallible when they wrote Scripture?

Yes. According to the Chicago statement, which is widely regarded as the definitive text on the subject of Biblical inerrency: Holy Scripture, being God's own Word, written by men prepared and ...
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