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I would assign three speakers in this verse as follows: וְנִלְווּ גוֹיִם רַבִּים אֶל יהוה בַּיּוֹם הַהוּא (the prophet Zechariah) וְהָיוּ לִי לְעָם וְשָׁכַנְתִּי בְתוֹכֵךְ (G-d) וְיָדַעַתְּ כִּי יהוה צְבָאוֹת שְׁלָחַנִי אֵלָיִךְ (the Messiah) The first sentence is typical language we would expect to see in any of the Prophetic writings. The second ...


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Although I have my qualms about the particular way that OP has formulated the question, it is an interesting one and could be sharply focused on two texts -- or textual clusters -- in the Hebrew Bible. Terms must be distinguished; I would do it this way: polytheism is the belief that there are many gods who require devotion; henotheism is the belief that ...


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The Shema (שמע) in Deu. 6:4 is the classic expression of Israel's monotheistic faith. English Translation: Listen, Israel! Yahveh is our God, Yahveh is the only one! or Listen, Israel! Yahveh is our God, Yahveh alone! English Transliteration: Shema Yisra’el! Yahveh eloheinu, Yahveh echad! Hebrew Text: שְׁמַע יִשְׂרָאֵל יַהְוֶה ...


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From: B. Waltke and M. O'Connor, An Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax (Eisenbrauns, 1990), § 21.2.3e, p. 361: +-------------+------+------------+------+ | Occurrences | Roots used* | | # % | # % | +----------+-------------+------+------------+------+ | Qal | 49180 | ...


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The words apply to the idols. In reading this in English translation, the KJV is obscure, although with some effort you can read it as having this meaning; the NIV is much better: "Like a scarecrow in a cucumber field, their idols cannot speak; they must be carried because they cannot walk ..." The NAB is clear and gives us the picture Jeremiah had in mind. ...


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BibleHub about 4/5 of the way down one page gives verses and says “(e) More than half of the direct quotations from the O.T. in the Epistles of St Paul are taken from the LXX. without material change…” “In other passages St Paul departs still further from the LXX, quoting freely...” BibleHub Quotations from the LXX Another entity, about 1/3 of the way ...



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