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What Bible translation should I cite?

I am quite new to this site, so welcome everybody! As I do not live in any English-speaking countries, and English is not my mother language, could anybody please help me what Bible translation ...
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Userscript for generating Markdown from Biblegateway.com

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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Is it possible to indent within a Markdown block quote?

It seems like indentations could be useful in a variety of circumstances, including formatting quotes of Scripture. For example, we're all familiar with how publishers often indent verses in Psalms ...
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If I delete an answer I made what happens?

I hastily posted an answer and immediately lost 8 reputation points to down votes. I would delete it but that might be making things worse What should one do other than be more careful next time
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Is it ok to have 0% accept rate?

Currently I have a 0% accept rate. I don't choose the "correct answers" basically because I feel that I'm not qualified to do so. So basically I would just let the readers decide themselves. Assuming ...
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How do I format lists?

I like to subdivide my answers into numerical points Like This And Like this. But, if I get to explaining point #1 Like this Only with explanation of that point Even if my markup says "2" ...
Affable Geek's user avatar
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Odd question selection in the "About" section of the site

I'm currently seeing this question in the About page on them main site: This doesn't strike me as a particularly good, on-topic question here, and might need to be looked into. If I'm missing ...
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Why are comments now disabled on "first posts" reviews?

As the title asks... I'm doing my normal reviews and the one hing I do on almost every "first post from a new user" is welcome them to the site and put suggested links to help them learn the ropes. ...
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Are Christianity Stack participants obliged to respond to comments about their Answers?

Asking for clarification on a Question is not only permissible but is welcomed. See this question asked by Caleb on Meta 2016. He asks “When should the comment feature be used and when should it be ...
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Should questions and answers on Christianity SE strive to provide the highest and well researched acedemic level as possible?

Should questions and answers on Christianity SE strive to provide the highest and well researched acedemic level as possible? This question is in response to an established user who had made the ...
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Is there a simple way to edit an answer to make scriptural references hyper links?

I answered a question and included lots of scripture citations but it is not easy to read like others who make hyper links to, for example, bible gateway. How can I edit to make this happen?
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Can't figure out how to get bulleted & numbered lists to work

The site help says that making bulleted or numbered lists is easy, but I can't get it to work. I tried typing up a list then applying the list style to it, but it just numbered the whole list "1" and ...
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Is Christianity.SE suitable for seeking annotated bibliographical list for further research?

I posted a question which understandably attracted "hold" vote for either too broad, attracted "listy" answer, or too TL;DR. I'm new to posting questions to this site, and I'm asking long time ...
GratefulDisciple's user avatar
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When does my "too many rejected edits" expire?

I have been working on tags a lot, I mean, a lot, and a lot of them were approved. Some were also rejected though, and I suspect my hyper-tag-editing is the cause of my inability to review new answers ...
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How can we clarify what are we actually asking, if it's locked before given any chance to respond?

This is my question: Why do the Abrahamic religions tend to keep sexuality in the private sphere? It's locked and I have no chance to reply. I just want to say that I agree with @fredsbend who ...
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Getting better results from the "Ask" query than the main one

When I enter text in the "Ask" title box I get, in my opinion, better results than when I type the same thing in the main search box. Does this have something to do with how I enter the text or is the ...
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How can I unfreeze a frozen chat room?

How can I "defrost" a chat room that has been "automatically frozen because of inactivity"? It has long been my desire to respond in this chat room, but various circumstances in my life didn't allow ...
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What are Moderator Tools and what am I supposed to do with them now I have access?

This question will probably get down-voted because it looks like I haven't done any research. Trouble is, having gone through the obvious links on the Site Information, I am none the wiser. I ...
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What causes someone to be question banned?

So I was about to ask a question on christianity.stackexchange.com and I got an error of "you're about to get question banned." Now, I am curious -- how am I close to being question banned despite ...
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Did the rep requirement for the "view vote counts" privilege change?

I had the ability to view the vote count of answers awhile ago when my rep was lower, but the privilege suddenly stopped working. So I looked at the site's privileges page, and it now says you need ...
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Can questions be listed by number of times viewed?

Is there any way to list questions ordered by the number of views, from most to least? If not, is this something that could be added? I think it would be interesting and useful to see which ...
Lee Woofenden's user avatar
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What are the requirements for leaving beta?

Just curious, what are the requirements for leaving the beta stage and becoming a full-fledged site like, say, English Language & Usage?
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How did I find out about this site before everyone else?

I thought I saw an email come across saying something about StackExchange and so I figured this site might be fully armed and operational. But alas, I am the only one who seems to know about it. ...
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How does flagging and moderation work here?

After I flag a post I see, in my flag summary, the word active, meaning that it is awaiting a moderator's attention. But what happens after that is unclear to me. I see the word helpful after a while,...
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What are the up and down vote decorations supposed to be?

They confuse me greatly. What are they supposed to be? At first I thought they were snowflakes... In any event, if I wasn't an experienced Stack Exchange user, I really don't think I would have any ...
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When an association bonus is awarded for a new user?

At what stage is this bonus of 100 points is awarded to a new user and what are the privileges that come with it?
Seek forgiveness's user avatar
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What is an unregistered user?

Lately I've seen that a lot of user profiles have unregistered written on them. Does this mean they are using the site without having an account? And they seem to have a list of questions and points ...
Monika Michael's user avatar
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How to add hyperlinks in my comments?

I've seen others do it but am unable to figure out how to do it myself. I've tried using this approach: [Word][1] [1] : http://google.com
Monika Michael's user avatar
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Propose that the apostolic-fathers tag synonym be removed

I propose that the tag synonym apostolic-fathers currently linked to church-fathers be removed for these reasons: Apostolic Fathers is a special group, having known the apostles personally, and ...
GratefulDisciple's user avatar
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Removing Community Wiki status

I was unaware that making too many edits to your own answer will cause it to go into community wiki mode. I wrote a rather long answer that took a lot of time and research, and over the course of its ...
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How do these nifty answer banners work?

This post does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this post by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. I saw this on an answer I ...
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Where is the Eschewmenical blog?

Question says it all, really. I would like to read/revisit the blog. How do I find it? When there is a new post, it appears in the Community Bulletin panel on the right. Nothing there at the moment. ...
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Possible to adjust color of font for front page questions?

When I load the front page of C.SE, the questions that have been read are in one shade of blue, and any questions that haven't are in another, similar shade of blue. Depending on the lighting and the ...
Philip Schaff's user avatar
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Private beta: Who gets the moderator tag?

I've seen a lot of moderators here (and a lot who are not). Are they all truly moderators of this board? Or is everyone a moderator? What's going on?
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Are we allowed multiple votes in the election

How many votes are we afforded in the moderator election?
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Didn't recieve badges?

I just used up all 40 of my votes for today, and I expected(ok, anticipated) to receive the "suffrage" and "vox populi" badges; please help? I know I used all of them up because when I go to vote on ...
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What happens to our rep-earned privileges after the Private Beta?

The current FAQ says: (note that reputation requirements have been relaxed to very low levels for the brief duration of the private beta only) So apparently when the site enters public beta in a few ...
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How many users on christianity.stackexchange.com?

Is it possible to know the number of total users of christianity.stackexchange.com? I went around the site but couldn't see it. In case there isn't: which are the reasons of this choice?
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Contradiction tag

Seems like the contradiction tag could make for a nice synonym for flamebait can we nix it? Unless used in the context of the prophecy of Simeon of course.
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Is there a reason the site-local Meta privileges page is blank?

The main, network-wide Meta has a privileges page that lists the privileges for that Meta, but it looks like none of the local sites have that information on their privileges page (e.g., Christianity'...
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Where are suggested edits being sent?

As a low rep beta user, my edits are being made through the usual SE suggested edits mechanism. On most SE sites these would show up for high rep user or moderators sits in a queue to be approved or ...
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When the community determines my question to be a duplicate should I delete it?

I asked a question that was declared a duplicate (Does the Catholic Church teach that only Catholics are Christians?). I want to be a good steward and not leave it to clutter the stack. Is it ...
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Why is C.SE question search not reliable?

I used to ask Christianity questions on Google and older type search engines. I can't recall when the Stack started showing up in search results. I enjoy reading the things I find here but it seems I ...
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Shouldn't I ask philosophical questions on Christianity Stack Exchange?

My last question (now deleted) was very unpopular, the main reason seeming to be that it was unclear as a Christianity question as it was about God being infinite and all good things being perfected ...
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How long before Christianity is on the SE Data Explorer?

I noticed the data link in the footer, but following it I found that Christianity has not yet been added. (With 3,410 questions we would be between Skeptics [3.8k] and Bicycles [3.2k].) I am tagging ...
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Could someone add an apologetics tag?

I think that questions related to defending the faith are important and I don't have the rep to created tags. Would this be consider a feature request?
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What is the result of flagging a comment?

I was reading through some comments today and while trying to click a link in one, managed to inadvertently flag it. This caused me to wonder what this does or means. Apparently clicking it again ...
Jon the Architect's user avatar
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Defining tags help

I have ~900 reputation and I am trying to define the tag "niv" by going to this page but all I see under the big paragraph are the options "edit pending", "history", and "excerpt history" Do I have ...
Jeremy H's user avatar
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What does the participation tab on the users page on the meta site mean?

I was checking out the users page on the meta site (I know, must have been really board) and this is what I saw: Does this mean I have the most participation on meta than anybody? That can't be right....
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How did my answer become a community wiki?

I posted an answer to this question Does the theology of Arians and Jehovah's Witnesses admit that God was at one point ἄλογος? a few minutes ago, and I see now it says it has been made into a ...
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