Table of Contents: Perplexing Passages

For the strange, weird, and troubling parts of the Bible, find here my original translation next to my original paraphrase which were designed to work together to give you a better chance of understanding these perplexing passages. In the cases of Revelation, Song of Solomon, and Ecclesiastes, you will find my translation and paraphrase for the entire book, but in other cases it may be a chapter, or it may be just a few verses.

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Numbers

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Deuteronomy

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