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The study of the interpretation of the Bible in the New Testament is a vitally important one. Historically, differences between Judaism and Christianity can, in large measure, be traced back to and understood in light of their differing exegetical presuppositions and practices. And personally, it is of great importance to appreciate something of how the Bible was interpreted during the apostolic period of the church, and to ask regarding the significance of these interpretations and understandings for one’s own convictions, exegesis, and life today.