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Can a question ask for Biblical basis without specifying a Bible or type of Bible?

From this meta question: An acceptable question can also ask for the origin of a particular belief, doctrine, or practice. Bad: Is drinking alcohol a sin? There are countless answers to ...
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Please tag your Bible verses with the version of the Bible you are quoting from

Every time I see a Bible verse with a few words that are slightly different or even out of the ordinary, the first thought that comes to mind is the version of the Bible the verse was quoted from; ...
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When is a quote a quote?

Check out the quote on this question: What is the Biblical basis for an Old Earth? and the comments. What should we do when trying to not paraphrase the bible, but actually doing your own ...
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Visually distinguish Bible quotes from other quotes

This feature request on MSO: Alternate (visually distinguishable) blockquote style I'd like to see Bible quotes have a style of their own. They're very centric to the site, but we have a lot of other ...
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Userscript for generating Markdown from

While we're waiting for a proper solution for embedding Bible passages, I created a hacky userscript (my first ever). I've used it for almost a week now and am happy with it. Works on Firefox and ...
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How should Bible quotes be formatted?

In the absence of Markdown support for Bible quotations, how should people format quotes from the Bible? For instance, here is 2 Timothy 1:7-8 (KJV) (both are really good verses) with some different ...
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Add Markdown and/or OneBox support for BibleGateway

I think it's a fair given that we'll be linking to scripture sources a lot here, both in Q&A and in chat discussions. BibleGateway is perhaps the most popular website for these references. It ...
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