It is such a natural custom for men, women, old or young to wave and say “Good-bye” when they depart from each other in daily lives.
However, it is not so natural and easy for the living to depart from the dead when your friends or relatives pass away. The Bible often calls the death that normal people refer to a “sleep” — everyone[……]
After reading “Nightly Dew in the Desert”, especially the part concerning the possibility that the Mary of Bethany and the Mary of Magdala were the same person, I have felt the shocking waves in my heart.
Indeed, when we read the Bible under the influence of traditional views or of our own preceived notions, we hardly reflect up[……]
There is website, HAD2KNOW.COM (if you have the interest, you can go and check it out), reporting the following information:
They use the method of splitting any number into its single digit(s), multiply each digit by itself and then add the result(s) together – do it several times until a pattern is reached – they find that a[……]
If we talk about numbers in the Bible, the book of Numbers in the Old Testament could be a book that contains numbers the most. Even Greek, Latin and English translations of the book use words all meaning NUMBERS in each language, different from its original Hebrew name which means “In the Wilderness.”
As one of the four well-known ancient classic writings, “A Dream of Red Mansions” has in its first chapter a poem called “Won Done Song.” After taking David Hawks’ translation but with a little adjustment with Yang Xianyi’s translation for the starting part, the whole song goes like this in English:
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