In every culture, past and present, the language is closely connected to the culture of the people. If you remove the language or culture from the people, the other will also be lost. In addition, if the Bible is read without understanding the culture behind it, mistranslations and misunderstandings are the result.
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Related Pages by Jeff A. Benner
The Culture of the Hebrew Language (Article) Understanding the Ancient Hebrew culture is very important for proper Biblical interpretation and without it the reader interject his or her own cultural perspectives on the text.
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