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Where can I find a Jehovah's Witnesses version of a Hebrew Interlinear Old Testament?

The only "Interlinear" the Watch Tower Society has published was for their rendition of the Christian Greek Scriptures. They have never come out with their own rendition of the Hebrew ...
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What are the main beliefs held by the Jehovah’s Witnesses that are contrary to the beliefs of Christians from at least Nicene Creed 300 AD to 1800 AD?

It is important to understand that Jehovah’s Witnesses are neither Catholic nor Protestant. The following quotes from the official J.W. web site help to show some of the traditional Christian ...
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If Jesus is arch-angel Michael then he was created?

Start with the easy and move to the hard. For unto which of the angels said he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me ...
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What are the main beliefs held by the Jehovah’s Witnesses that are contrary to the beliefs of Christians from at least Nicene Creed 300 AD to 1800 AD?

The main distinction between Jehovah's Witnesses and Christians is that Jehovah's Witnesses do not believe that Jesus is God. In my opinion, this means that they are not Christians at all, but even if ...
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What are the main beliefs held by the Jehovah’s Witnesses that are contrary to the beliefs of Christians from at least Nicene Creed 300 AD to 1800 AD?

Here are some central departures from the gospel message as understood by mainstream Christians: Nature of God: Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that God’s name is Jehovah (while acknowledging that no one ...
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Will those destroyed in Sodom/Gomorrah and in the Flood be resurrected according to Jehovahs Witnesses?

Here is a selection of some quotes from older Watchtower magazines showing what they used to think would happen to Old Testament people who were destroyed because of their wickedness: Watchtower 2022 ...
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The issue in the prophecy of 1914

You have failed to account for the fact that there was no zero year. 1 BC was immediately followed by AD 1. That will correct your math. That said, I in no wise endorse this 2520-year prophetic ...
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Where can I find a Jehovah's Witnesses version of a Hebrew Interlinear Old Testament?

Jehovah's Witnesses have not produced a Hebrew Interlinear edition of the Old Testament.
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What are the main beliefs held by the Jehovah’s Witnesses that are contrary to the beliefs of Christians from at least Nicene Creed 300 AD to 1800 AD?

There are two inter-linked, fundamental beliefs of the Christian faith, which need to form the foundation upon which any religious structure that is true to the Bible must be built. If the Jehovah's ...
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Why at 1 Corinthians 10:9 does the Jehovah's Witnesses NWT use the word "Jehovah" when the Greek uses "Christos/kurion" referring to Jesus Christ?

The reason why is shown in their Kingdom Interlinear Translation of the Greek Scriptures. In my 1969 edition, page 775, there is an asterisk at 'Jehovah' in verse 9. The corresponding footnote gives ...
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Since when have JWs said that United Nations will launch an attack on religion?

On this note, I have a booklet titled "Peace - Can It Last?" published by Jehovah's Witnesses in 1942. It's an interesting title, as it was published in the middle of the Second World War. ...
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According to the Jehovah’s Witnesses, if Jesus Christ is not God why is He presented as the agent of creation?

Once it is understood that the word "other" is added five times by the NWT Committee to their rendering of Colossians 1:16-20, but NOT even once to John 1:1, that will give a fairer ...
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How do the Jehovah's witnesses reconcile Isaiah 44:24 with their belief that Jesus is the only direct creation of God?

First, the Jehovah's Witness teaching that there was a time when Jehovah God was utterly alone, before he created - as the first and only direct creation he ever made - the Word of God, also known as ...
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Are Jehovah’s Witness men required to be clean shaven if they have been appointed to leadership roles?

Background: Up until recently, Jehovah’s Witness men were not allowed to grow a beard. This is based on Leviticus 19:27. In 1968, the May 12 issue of the Watchtower magazine suggested that a beard ...
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To what extent are Jehovah’s Witnesses to exercise political neutrality in matters of employment?

While some of the scenarios that are posed would not put a Jehovah's Witness in line for committing a serious offense, unless an action was taken that clearly violates Jehovah's principles, there is ...
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Can believers of Jehovah work for the navy?

Baptised Jehovah’s Witnesses who join the military are at risk of being disfellowshipped, which results in being shunned by all Witnesses, including family members. Disfellowship Offences, found in ...
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How do Jehovah's Witnesses reconcile John 1:3 with Colossians 1:15-16?

On the JW official website, I did a search for John 1:3 and found many occurrences, including these: “This firstborn spirit Son was used by his Father in the creation of all other things. (Joh 1:3; ...
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Do Jehovah's Witnesses allow contraception, what forms do they allow, and what are their arguments for it?

Jehovah's Witnesses allow birth control. Their only stipulation is that it be "non-abortive," presumably meaning not a form that involves destroying an embryo. From their web site: Married ...
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If Jesus is arch-angel Michael then he was created?

This is my trinitarian response to your question and the points you have raised: The short answer to your main question is that if the pre-mortal Jesus (i.e., the Word or Logos) is Michael the ...
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If Jesus is arch-angel Michael then he was created?

The best proof against Michael the arc angel being Jesus Christ can be found at Genesis 22. I maintain that the angel of the Lord is the preincarnate Jesus Christ, and the following facts will prove ...
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The Jewish Pesach Passover date of Nisan 14 is on Monday 22 April 2024, so why are Jehovah's Witnesses holding their Memorial on Sunday 24 Mar 2024?

Why are Jehovah's Witnesses holding their Memorial on Sunday 24 March 2024? According to this June 1977 Watchtower article the Memorial should be held on the date of the Passover which is the 14 day ...
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The Jewish Pesach Passover date of Nisan 14 is on Monday 22 April 2024, so why are Jehovah's Witnesses holding their Memorial on Sunday 24 Mar 2024?

Since the Jewish calendar date of Nisan 14 falls on Tuesday 23 April 2024, why are Jehovah's Witnesses holding their Memorial on Sunday 24 March 2024? The Jehovah's Witnesses have the practice of ...
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The Jewish Pesach Passover date of Nisan 14 is on Monday 22 April 2024, so why are Jehovah's Witnesses holding their Memorial on Sunday 24 Mar 2024?

Since the Jewish Calendar date of Nisan 14 falls on Monday 22 April 2024, Why are Jehovah's Witnesses holding their Memorial service on Sunday 24th March? From my perspective as an evangelical, ...
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The JWs teach millions living in the past will gain salvation at the 2nd coming of Jesus Christ. The Bible contradicts that teaching

From the comments, it's finally become apparent that this question has nothing to do with Jehovah's Witnesses. The OP is actually asking why most Christian denominations don't accept one of his ...
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According to the Jehovah's Witnesses who believe Jesus is a created being how do they address 2 Corinthians 5:17?

It is unarguable that Jehovah's Witnesses teach as one of their most fundamental doctrines that Jesus was a created creature - the first thing Jehovah created. They do maintain that he was unique in ...
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What is the Biblical basis that Jesus Christ is Jehovah God's first direct creation, even before Adam?

Every individual, organisation or piece of literature that claims Jesus Christ is Jehovah God's first direct creation depends on several things. First, that when the Bible says that in the beginning ...
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How do Jehovah's Witnesses reconcile John 1:3 with Colossians 1:15-16?

At second glance the clarifying text under the question seems to be the type that falls in the category of deserving a reaction with a counter question (similarly as Jesus in Matthew 21:23-27): How do ...
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This question is for the Jehovah's Witnesses? They teach Jesus Christ is "a god," so how is it that all the fullness of deity dwells in Him?

Jehovah's Witnesses teach that in Colossians 2:9 their translation is based on interpreting the Greek word 'theotes' as "all the fulness of the divine quality". It is pointed out (as in the ...
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If Jesus is "a god" would not Jehovah’s Witnesses be polytheists?

So the question you’re asking is: if Jehovah is the only true God, and Jesus is ‚a‘ god, what kind of god is Jesus? Is he a false god?“ My answer would be as a JW: The problem the question has is that ...
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Was Charles Russel, Founder of the Jehovah's Witnesses, a Freemason?

Was Charles Russel, Founder of the Jehovah's Witnesses, a Freemason? The short answer is that we may never know one way or another with any certainty. There seems to be arguments both for and against ...
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