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As David explains the “other” is of the same type and Jesus Himself is a paraclete. Also Jesus says: I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you. (John 14:18 KJV) So just as Jesus and the Father are one; Jesus and the Holy Spirit are one. They are both comforters. The Comforter is also the Spirit of Truth: But when the Comforter is come,...


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I'm citing the relevant passage to show a few things: the one who is to be revealed is a conception of a person, not a person the concept was to be accompanied by mass apostasy the concept is a man who is divine the concept was already in the world during Paul's lifetime the concept was suppressed by Rome during Paul's writing the concept would be revealed ...


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Prelude The verse 2 Thess. 2:7, τὸ γὰρ μυστήριον ἤδη ἐνεργεῖται τῆς ἀνομίας· μόνον ὁ κατέχων ἄρτι ἕως ἐκ μέσου γένηται(Textus Receptus Stephanus 1550) "The indeed mystery already is working of lawlessness, only(there is) the(one) restraining(it) at present until out of (the)midst he might be(gone)."(Interlinear) is translated the same from ...


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As I see it, there is indeed a distinction, and it can best be seen in the context of the Corinthian passage. In the previous verse (16:14), Pauls speaks about praying with "my spirit". (τὸ πνεῦμά μου προσεύχεται). This is clearly a reference not to the Holy Spirit, but rather to his "inner spirit". (Note the lower-case 's' in all modern translations; no ...


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In Acts 5:3, ψεύσασθαί means "to lie to", or as BDAG has it: to attempt to deceive by lying.... Ac 5:3 Note that this definition (2) is given separately simply to point out that it is a transitive verb that takes a direct (accusative) object. BDAG indicates this by the accusative pronoun τινὰ after the gloss. This contrasts with the usage of ψεύδομαι ...



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