Does "a god" Equal "Jehovah?"Jehovah's Witnesses says nwt is justified by saying a god.

Does "a god" Equal "Jehovah?"Jehovah's Witnesses says nwt is justified by saying a god. Topic: Old english case systems
July 24, 2019 / By Dewayne
Question: because in the original Greek the word "God" is without the article. It is without the article, but it is clear that this is not their real reason, because verses 6, 12, and 13, of the same first chapter of John contain similar usages of the word "God," all without the article. The Witnesses have translated all of these correctly with a capital "G" and without inserting "a". The only instances I have found in which they translate "God" with a small "g" are when "God" refers to Christ. It is certainly not done consistently whenever the Greek word "God" lacks the article. (See the examples in John 3:21, 8:54, 9:16, 9:33). In the case of John 1:1-3, to avoid a translation that correctly identifies Christ as God, the New World Translation ends up attributing the creation of all things to "a god!"I have found one contradiction to the claim that the lack of the article before "God" in the Greek requires the translation "a god" in English that I find particularly striking. The New World translates the very same word for "God," without an article: "…they will all be taught by Jehovah" (John 6:45). Why didn't they follow what they say is their rule and translate it, "They will all be taught by a god?" Because John 6:45 quotes the Old Testament where the Hebrew word used for God is "Jehovah" (Isa. 54:13)!
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Bethuel Bethuel | 3 days ago
This Scripture helps explains how there is one Almighty God and more than one (lower-case) "god": (1 Corinthians 8:4-6) There is no God but one. For even though there are those who are called “gods,” whether in heaven or on earth, just as there are many “gods” and many “lords,” there is actually to us one God the Father Here is another Scripture that shows that by some definition, Satan is also a god: (2 Corinthians 4:3-4) If, now, the good news we declare is in fact veiled, it is veiled among those who are perishing, among whom the god of this system of things has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, that the illumination of the glorious good news about the Christ, who is the image of God, might not shine through
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Bethuel Originally Answered: Jehovah's Witnesses - Why are the "I hate Jehovah's Witnesses" culties unable?
Defender, he may be right that he has 1000s of "proofs" that people have written about our activity and that we are a "cult". But as Solomon rightly said, there is an abundance of writings and paying attention to them is wearing to the soul. (Ecclesiastes 5:2-3) 2 Do not hurry yourself as regards your mouth; and as for your heart, let it not be hasty to bring forth a word before the [true] God. For the [true] God is in the heavens but you are on the earth. That is why your words should prove to be few. 3 For a dream certainly comes in because of abundance of occupation, and the voice of a stupid one because of the abundance of words. (Ecclesiastes 5:7) 7 For because of abundance [of occupation] there are dreams, and there are vanities and words in abundance. But fear the [true] God himself. (Ecclesiastes 12:11-12) 11 The words of the wise ones are like oxgoads, and just like nails driven in are those indulging in collections [of sentences]; they have been given from one shepherd. 12 As regards anything besides these, my son, take a warning: To the making of many books there is no end, and much devotion [to them] is wearisome to the flesh. As you know, don't worry about the critics and the haters. As the above says, we pay attention to the words of the wise, (the FDS under direction from Christ), and ignore the "wearisome" trash collect they have put together.

Able Able
The tradition of seven divine names According to Jewish tradition, the number of divine names that require the scribe's special care is seven: El, Elohim, Adonai, YHWH, Ehyeh-Asher-Ehyeh, Shaddai, and Tzevaot. However, Rabbi Jose considered Tzevaot a common name (Soferim 4:1; Yer. R. H. 1:1; Ab. R. N. 34). Rabbi Ishmael held that even Elohim is common (Sanh. 66a). All other names, such as 'Merciful', 'Gracious', and 'Faithful', merely represent attributes that are common also to human beings (Sheb. 35a). Allah (الله) The God Ar-Rahman (الرحمن) The All Beneficent Ar-Rahim (الرحيم) The Most Merciful Al-Malik (الملك) The King, The Sovereign Al-Quddus (القدوس) The Most Holy As-Salam (السلام) Peace and Blessing Al-Mu'min (المؤمن) The Guarantor Al-Muhaymin (المهيمن) The Guardian, the Preserver Al-'Aziz (العزيز) The Almighty, the Self Sufficient Al-Jabbar (الجبار) The Powerful, the Irresistible Al-Mutakabbir (المتكبر) The Tremendous Al-Khaliq (الخالق) The Creator Al-Bari' (البارئ) The Maker Al-Musawwir (المصور) The Fashioner of Forms Al-Ghaffar (الغفار) The Ever Forgiving Al-Qahhar (القهار) The All Compelling Subduer Al-Wahhab (الوهاب) The Bestower Ar-Razzaq (الرزاق) The Ever Providing Al-Fattah (الفتاح) The Opener, the Victory Giver Al-Alim (العليم) The All Knowing, the Omniscient Al-Qabid (القابض) The Restrainer, the Straightener Al-Basit (الباسط) The Expander, the Munificent Al-Khafid (الخافض) The Abaser Ar-Rafi' (الرافع) The Exalter Al-Mu'izz (المعز) The Giver of Honor Al-Mudhill (المذل) The Giver of Dishonor As-Sami' (السميع) The All Hearing Al-Basir (البصير) The All Seeing Al-Hakam (الحكم) The Judge, the Arbitrator Al-'Adl (العدل) The Utterly Just Al-Latif (اللطيف) The Subtly Kind Al-Khabir (الخبير) The All Aware Al-Halim (الحليم) The Forbearing, the Indulgent Al-'Azim (العظيم) The Magnificent, the Infinite Al-Ghafur (الغفور) The All Forgiving Ash-Shakur (الشكور) The Grateful Al-Ali (العلى) The Sublimely Exalted Al-Kabir (الكبير) The Great Al-Hafiz (الحفيظ) The Preserver Al-Muqit (المقيت) The Nourisher Al-Hasib (الحسيب) The Reckoner Al-Jalil (الجليل) The Majestic Al-Karim (الكريم) The Bountiful, the Generous Ar-Raqib (الرقيب) The Watchful Al-Mujib (المجيب) The Responsive, the Answerer Al-Wasi' (الواسع) The Vast, the All Encompassing Al-Hakim (الحكيم) The Wise Al-Wadud (الودود) The Loving, the Kind One Al-Majid (المجيد) The All Glorious Al-Ba'ith (الباعث) The Raiser of the Dead Ash-Shahid (الشهيد) The Witness Al-Haqq (الحق) The Truth, the Real Al-Wakil (الوكيل) The Trustee, the Dependable Al-Qawiyy (القوى) The Strong Al-Matin (المتين) The Firm, the Steadfast Al-Waliyy (الولى) The Protecting Friend, Patron, and Helper Al-Hamid (الحميد) The All Praiseworthy Al-Muhsi (المحصى) The Accounter, the Numberer of All Al-Mubdi' (المبدئ) The Producer, Originator, and Initiator of all Al-Mu'id (المعيد) The Reinstater Who Brings Back All Al-Muhyi (المحيى) The Giver of Life Al-Mumit (المميت) The Bringer of Death, the Destroyer Al-Hayy (الحي) The Ever Living Al-Qayyum (القيوم) The Self Subsisting Sustainer of All Al-Wajid (الواجد) The Perceiver, the Finder, the Unfailing Al-Majid (الماجد) The Illustrious, the Magnificent Al-Wahid (الواحد) The One, the All Inclusive, the Indivisible As-Samad (الصمد) The Self Sufficient, the Impregnable, the Eternally Besought of All, the Everlasting Al-Qadir (القادر) The All Able Al-Muqtadir (المقتدر) The All Determiner, the Dominant Al-Muqaddim (المقدم) The Expediter, He who brings forward Al-Mu'akhkhir (المؤخر) The Delayer, He who puts far away Al-Awwal (الأول) The First Al-Akhir (الأخر) The Last Az-Zahir (الظاهر) The Manifest; the All Victorious Al-Batin (الباطن) The Hidden; the All Encompassing Al-Wali (الوالي) The Patron Al-Muta'al (المتعالي) The Self Exalted Al-Barr (البر) The Most Kind and Righteous At-Tawwab (التواب) The Ever Returning, Ever Relenting Al-Muntaqim (المنتقم) The Avenger Al-'Afuww (العفو) The Pardoner, the Effacer of Sins Al-Ra'uf (الرؤوف) The Compassionate, the All Pitying Malik al Mulk (مالك الملك) The Owner of All Sovereignty Dhu al Jalal wa al Ikram (ذو الجلال و الإكرام) The Lord of Majesty and Generosity Al-Muqsit (المقسط) The Equitable, the Requiter Al-Jami' (الجامع) The Gatherer, the Unifier Al-Ghani (الغنى) The All Rich, the Independent Al-Mughni (المغنى) The Enricher, the Emancipator Al-Mani'(المانع) The Withholder, the Shielder, the Defender Ad-Darr (الضار) The Distressor, the Harmer (This attribute can only be found in hadith) An-Nafi' (النافع) The Propitious, the Benefactor An-Nur (النور) The Light Al-Hadi (الهادئ) The Guide Al-Badi (البديع) Incomparable, the Originator Al-Baqi (الباقي) The Ever Enduring and Immutable Al-Warith (الوارث) The Heir, the Inheritor of All Ar-Rashid (الرشيد) The Guide, Infallible Teacher, and Knower As-Sabur (الصبور) The Patient, the Timeless Dhul Fazl al Azim (ذو الفضل العظيم) The Lord of Infinite Grace (Q 2.105, 3.74, 8.29, 57.21, 57.29, 62.4) Note: This name, although found in the Qur'an, is not and never was part of the traditional list of the 99 names of Allah. The English translation of names may have a slightly different meaning than the
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Skye Skye
in the beginning, the NWT isn't the only Bible translation to render John a million:a million in that way. dissimilar Bible translations that have no longer something to do with Jehovah's Witnesses render that scripture in a manner that shows that Jesus very own a divine high quality, yet isn't the comparable as Almighty God. For some reason, unthinking persons have it burnt into their minds that basically with the aid of fact the King James version renders John a million:a million in a manner that shows Jesus is God, then it is going to likely be so. those people who settle for that are unthinking with the aid of fact they do no longer decide to nicely known or see that the KJV is an truly unreliable, misguided Bible translation. in actuality, it truly is a often held actuality interior the circles of Bible pupils the the translators of the KJV injected their very own very own perspectives (or that of King James) into the interpretation with the intention to reinforce help for teachings such with the aid of fact the "trinity". A classic occasion of that's how the KJV renders a million John 5:7,8. The KJV blatantly extra words to the scripture to make it look like there is help for the trinity. The unthinking ones additionally a technique or the different blind themselves to analyzing the actual wording of the verse in John a million:a million, particularly the place it says that observe "replace into with God". Now if i'm "with" yet somebody else in a room, how ought to that probable propose that I and that different individual are the comparable individual? It could no longer probable, and the assumption of that being actual is absurd and defies all good judgment. The Bible as an entire must be examined in context with who Jesus Christ is. The scriptures for sure instruct in passages at the same time with Colossians a million:15 and Revelation 3:14 that Jesus Christ got here into life by making use of potential of God. In different words, God is the guy who created Jesus. Logically as a result, Jesus won't be able to be God.
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Piper Piper
Because the King James Bible took the name of God (the Tetragrammaton) out of orignal more than 5,000 times when it translated it into English. It usually replaced the tetragrammaton (YHWH or JHVH) with Lord or God (such as The Lord's Pray) which should have been Yahweh or Jehovah's Prayer. It ONLY LEFT HIS NAME IN THE KING JAMES BIBLE 4X. So go back to original Hebrew and look for the Tetragrammaton and whereever that was it was replaced. That's a pretty big slap in the face of any God, especially by his own FOLLOWER'S.
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Maryvonne Maryvonne
The covenant or proper name of the God of Israel. It denotes the “Unchangeable One,” “the eternal I AM” (Ex. 6: 3; Ps. 83: 18; Isa. 12: 2; Isa. 26: 4). The original pronunciation of this name has possibly been lost, as the Jews, in reading, never mentioned it, but substituted one of the other names of God, usually Adonai. Probably it was pronounced Jahveh, or Yahveh. In the KJV, the Jewish custom has been followed, and the name is generally denoted by LORD or GOD, printed in small capitals. Jehovah is the premortal Jesus Christ and came to earth being born of Mary (see Mosiah 13: 28; Mosiah 15: 1; 3 Ne. 15: 1-5; D&C 110: 1-10). Although Ex. 6: 3 states that the God of Israel was not known by the name Jehovah before Moses’ time, latter-day revelation tells us otherwise (Abr. 1: 16; Abr. 2: 8; cf. JST Ex. 6: 3); see also Gen. 22: 14).
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Maryvonne Originally Answered: Why do Jehovah's Witnesses believe they can call on the name Jehovah to get rid of demons?
"Do you end your prayers in Jesus name? Why? Bible says to, right? Why not skip this part and go straight to Jehovah? It's not what the bible says. Just like casing out demons... is to be in JESUS' name." Is there any more that needs to be said? If God's Word gives us specific directions, should we not follow it? It seems odd that in one scenario, a person can abide so carefully by the Word of God, down to the letter (..."in Jesus name we pray, Amen."), yet in another situation should be handled in a contrary manner, failing to recognize the special honor and --= POWER =-- in the name by which we are saved, Jesus (I AM Salvation). Philippians 2:10 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth Rom 10:9-13: That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

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