Dating books of the new testament written
It appears to be a social statement about how people should treat slaves, widows and orphans.
In English, it reads (by numbered line):1' you shall not do [it], but worship the [Lord].
Understanding when the gospel accounts were written can give you a starting point to demonstrate their reliability to someone who may be skeptical about their claims regarding Jesus.
These methods for dating the book of Acts can be a helpful way to navigate that conversations and gently and respectfully “make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you” (1 Peter ).
The content, which has some missing letters, is similar to some Biblical scriptures, such as Isaiah , Psalms 72:3, and Exodus 23:3, but does not appear to be copied from any Biblical text.
Understanding when the book of Acts was written allows us to determine when many other New Testament books were composed.
As the above passage tells us, Luke carefully investigated “everything from the beginning” in order to create an accurate account.
Sir William Ramsey determined that Luke recorded 32 countries, 54 cities, and 9 islands without committing a single error.
At first, scientists could not tell if the writing was Hebrew or some other local language. He identified words particular to the Hebrew language and content specific to Hebrew culture to prove that the writing was, in fact, Hebrew."It uses verbs that were characteristic of Hebrew, such as asah ('did') and avad ('worked'), which were rarely used in other regional languages," Galil said.
"Particular words that appear in the text, such as almanah ('widow') are specific to Hebrew and are written differently in other local languages."The ancient text is written in ink on a trapezoid-shaped piece of pottery about 6 inches by 6.5 inches (15 cm by 16.5 cm).