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Since adultery is specifically used, the context must refer to either the man, the woman or both being married. Lust referring an unlawful desire, it is unlawful for a married man to desire another woman or an unmarried man to desire a married woman. Such looking in order to cherish an unlawful desire is committing adultery in the heart.


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Samuel ministered to the LORD after being weaned, and at a very young age, which Josephus states was 12 years old, the LORD called on him and gave him his first vision. After this, the Bible says, And Samuel grew, and the Lord was with him, and did let none of his words fall to the ground. And all Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel ...


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Under Jewish law, we could look to signs of puberty (e.g. the growth of two pubic hairs) as a sign that the boy has, for legal purposes, become a man and therefore can participate in business transactions and other responsible activites himself. See Babylonian Talmud, Nidah 45b - 46a (follow the link and use "find" and the words "two hairs" to quickly find ...


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No, and I think a careful reading of several verses supports this reason. I've taken the liberty of paraphrasing two key verses, Luke 2:40 and 52, in this regard "Jesus kept on and continued increasing in wisdom [sophia], in stature [helikia], and continued to become strong. He increased in favor [charis] with God, and God's grace was upon Him. He also ...


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The thorn plant that was used to make the "crown of thorns" which was placed upon the head of Jesus, is believed to be a plant called the "Euphorbia milii." I actually have a cutting of this plant which is in a pot (and growing). It is about 50mm in height, has yellow flowers and the thorns are already appearing up the whole stem, and measure about 5mm.They ...


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The Idea in Brief The passage leans more toward the reading σπλαγχνισθεὶς based on various textual readings to include Ephraem Syrac's commentary on Tatian's Diatessaron. Discussion Based on best evidence, Arland et al (2012) provided this verse as follows in their Fourth Edition of The Greek New Testament: Mark 1:41 (mGNT) 41 καὶ σπλαγχνισθεὶς ...


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As Wikis noted, there are many Bible versions which render the Greek aor. pass. part. masc. sing. nom. verb CΠΛΑΓΧΝΙCΘΕΙC (σπλαγχνισθεις) as "moved with compassion, " or "moved with pity". The form of that verb, however, properly means "to have the bowels yearn" (Strong's G4697). And the root of that verb form (σπλαγχνoν) refers to "the chief intestines, ...


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On occasion, particularly with hostile audiences, Jesus would make a statement and then reason with His audience as to why His statement was true. Jesus' Equality with God: The Statement From the NET Bible: "The phrase ἕν ἐσμεν ({en esmen) [i.e., "are one"] is a significant assertion with trinitarian implications. ἕν is neuter, not masculine, so the ...


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I would say 1. And explain it with the following: Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Matthew 5:6 Jesus is setting standards that would be impossible to meet without the Holy Spirit. But he is promising that those who strongly desire righteousness will be filled with righteousness. Paul describes ...



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