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2 years ago#11
How do you come up with such bad Bible challenges?
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2 years ago#12
wolf_blitzer85 posted...
I'm not even trying.


No, you're not.

I'm not convinced we even commonly use that word 'in the West', much less with any sort of sinister connotation.

Heck, even English bibles in general don't use that word. For the first verse, only the KJV and Douay-Rheims Bible use it, and the second is just the KJV.
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2 years ago#13
Moorish_Idol posted...
wolf_blitzer85 posted...
The world infidel in the West has come to mean some unspeakable crime against all humanity,

The world infidel in the West has come to mean

has come to mean

You've answered yourself already.

I want to hear this board's opinion on the word infidel.

How more blunt can I be????????????????
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2 years ago#14
From: wolf_blitzer85 | #001
Why in God's name (yup, in HIS name) would anyone criticize Islam if the same word in the same context appeared in The Holy Bible of Christianity?


Nobody criticizes Islam JUST BECAUSE they have the word "Infidel" in their vocabulary.

I don't see it as any sinister word.
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2 years ago#15
wolf_blitzer85 posted...
I want to hear this board's opinion on the word infidel.

How more blunt can I be????????????????

Personally, I wish it had two 'd's. I always want to say in-fie-dle.
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2 years ago#16
Indori posted...
wolf_blitzer85 posted...
I want to hear this board's opinion on the word infidel.

How more blunt can I be????????????????

Personally, I wish it had two 'd's. I always want to say in-fie-dle.

it's actually pronounced
IN FIH DELL
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2 years ago#17
kozlo100 posted...
I'm not convinced we even commonly use that word 'in the West', much less with any sort of sinister connotation.

Heck, even English bibles in general don't use that word. For the first verse, only the KJV and Douay-Rheims Bible use it, and the second is just the KJV.

the thread has been won by:

KOZLO100
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2 years ago#18
The world infidel in the West has come to mean some unspeakable crime against all humanity, as if the word infidel has some completely evil and sinister connotation.


In what circles do you find yourself?!
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