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BDAG has the following for the word in question from Galatians 5:20: φαρμακεία, ας, ἡ (also-κία; X., Pla. et al.; Vett. Val., pap, LXX; En, AscIs; Philo, Spec. Leg. 3, 94; 98; Ar. 13, 7; Tat. 18, 1) sorcery, magic (φάρμακον; Polyb. 38, 16, 7; Ex 7:11, 22; 8:14; Is 47:9, 12; Wsd 12:4; 18:13; En 7:1; SibOr 5, 165) Rv 18:23. Pl. magic arts 9:21 (v.l. ...


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In Rom. 8:24-25, the apostle Paul explains the significance of “hope,” stating, 24 For we are saved by hope, but hope seen is not hope, for who hopes for what he sees? 25 But if we hope for what we do not see, then we patiently wait for it. ΚΔʹ τῇ γὰρ ἐλπίδι ἐσώθημεν ἐλπὶς δὲ βλεπομένη οὐκ ἔστιν ἐλπίς ὃ γὰρ βλέπει τίς ἐλπίζει ΚΕʹ εἰ δὲ ὃ οὐ βλέπομεν ...


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1) Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: 2) By Whom also we have access by faith into the grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. Romans 5:1-2 In this passage to the Church of Rome, Paul connect our current justification with our future hope in God for His glory to be put upon us....


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Now it is evident that no one is justified before God by (ἐν) the law, for “The righteous shall live by (ἐκ) faith.” (Galatians 3:11 ESV) "living ἐν something [the Law]" "living ἐκ something [faith]" When an author chooses different words, the presumption should be they intend a different meaning. Strong’s states: ἐν [the Law]: in, on, ...


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The notion of "if you see God you die" is taught in some places in the scriptures: Joh_1:18 No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him. 1Jn_4:12 No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us. But in other ...



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