Posted by: Frederick Cornwell Sanders | 2012/01/17

Capernaum 2584 i, The Use of Context in Bible Study – Part 1

Deutsch: Synagoge in Kafarnaum

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Capernaum 2584 i, The Use of Context in Bible Study – Part 1

Context, or “the parts of a piece of writing, speech, etc., that precede and follow a word or passage and contribute to its full meaning” is vital when gaining a deeper understanding of a particular passage, concept, or personality in the Bible. ii iii iv Without context, the Bible‘s fulness or complete meaning is only proportionally there to enrich one’s understanding when reading the passages of scriptures.

i James Strong, A Concise Dictionary of the Words in the Greek Testament; With Their Renderings in the Authorized English Version (Madison, New Jersey: publisher unknown at this time, 1890), page 39.

ii Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. S.v. “context.” Retrieved January 17 2012 from http://www.thefreedictionary.com/context

iv <a href=”http://www.thefreedictionary.com/context“>context</a>

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