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Meaning of "Remove Your Sandals" Another passage where the shoe(sandal) is commanded to be removed is Joshua 5:15, And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Art thou for us, ...


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While not stated directly, the Sabbath is evidence that holy ground first occurred during creation. The Sabbath is holy to God's people and it is holy to the LORD: And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak also to the children of Israel, saying: ‘Surely My Sabbaths you shall keep, for it is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, that ...


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It is very odd that Moses would ask in Genesis 3:14, “If I go to the Israelites and tell them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’—what should I say to them?” Considering that Moses probably knew which God he was speaking to based on the previous statements in the exchange in verse 6 “I am the God ...


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The Tetragrammaton is YHWH, which with vowels included may have been Yahweh. It is often rendered in English Bibles as LORD, but some prefer to translate it as 'Jehovah'. The phrase used by God in Exodus 3:14 is "Ehyeh asher ehyeh" which means (approximately) "I will be what I will be." This is not related to the Tetragrammaton and was not a precursor to ...


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The second chapter of the book of Esther introduces one of the main characters - Mordecai - and explains who he is and his history among the nobility of Persia. At the outset of the description of who he is, the Bible tells us that he is a Benjamite, and conveniently slips in the detail that he is from the line of Kish. The very next chapter, chapter 3, ...



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