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The writer of Hebrews demonstrates an extensive knowledge of the Old Testament and the LXX in particular. Sheepskin In Hebrews 11:37 we read ἐλιθάσθησαν, ἐπρίσθησαν, ἐν φόνῳ μαχαίρης ἀπέθανον, περιῆλθον ἐν μηλωταῖς (sheep skin), ἐν αἰγείοις δέρμασιν, ὑστερούμενοι, θλιβόμενοι, κακουχούμενοι. The LXX has five references to the same same word all in ...


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Take note that Hebrew 1 shows that Jesus is different from the angels in that he is related ontologically with God the Father that is why it's really more probable that the author of Hebrews wanted to convey that Jesus is God (in the strictess sense of the word) who sits on an everlasting throne because the immediate context shows that Jesus is God's only ...


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We can divide this verse into (i) a faith statement and (ii) a historical statement. Reading the verse in this interlinear with morphology, we see the verb προσφέρω first being used in the perfect tense, in the faith statement, then later on in the imperfect tense in the historical statement. This Greek verb tense usage; hence, verb aspect usage, seems to ...


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Yeah, Jesus is eternal but he isn't Yahweh. He was with Yahweh before anything was created, since nothing was created without Him(Jesus, The Messiah, Yashua, etc.) The Word and God were with each other in the beginning. They are both from everlasting to everlasting, and there was even a prophecy about it. 'His origins will be from days of old, from ...


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It is possible it is simply stylistic. The writer choose to vary the tense not to convey a nuance of meaning but simply for the elegance of the writing



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