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Many Bible Dictionaries identify it as a course fabric made of either goats hair (most commonly) or camel hair which was often used to make sacks with, but also worn by mourners, see for example: SACKCLOTH. A coarse cloth (Heb. śaq, Gk. sakkos, from which the Eng. word is derived), usually made of goats’ hair (Siphra 53b) and black in colour (Rev. ...


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The answer to your question is in the book of Revelation chapter 6:12, where we find sackcloth is made from goat-hair. In Revelation 6:12-17 it is written (NIV) 12 Then I saw Him open the sixth seal. A violent earthquake occurred; the sun turned black like sackcloth made of goat hair; the entire moon became like blood; 13 the stars of heaven fell to ...


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The Greek Phrase ἐν μορφῇ θεοῦ means “in very nature, God” ( NIV 2011) In Biblical Greek, μορφῇ means “form” ( nature, outward appearance). It’s dual meaning is used in the Bible. MORPHE as “nature” is used for about 5 times in the NT ( Phil. 2:6, Romans 12:2, Phil. 3:10 and 21,Gal. 4:19 ) and as “outward appearance” in both the OT (Daniel 3:19 ) and the NT ...


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These two words have very similar definitions because they derive from the same word, τίθημι (to set, put, place). παρακαταθήκην According to An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon by Liddell and Scott this word means: deposit of money or property entrusted to one's care This word appears twice in the New Testament (Textus Receptus): 1 Tim 6:20 and ...


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The 'good deposit' referred to in v14 would most logically be 'the pattern of sound words' that the writer refers to in v13. I don't any reason to look back to a prior sentence to determine what the deposit is. Maybe the writer is referring back to what was written previously to the same recipient. Look also to 1 Tim 6:20 where we read 'τὴν παραθήκην ...


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If we take DBAG at face value then Ἑλληνιστάς refers to "Greek speaking Jews" then in context Ἕλληνας" is the most likely reading: Acts 11:19-20 Now those who were scattered after the persecution that arose over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to no one but the Jews only. But some of them were men from Cyprus ...


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Sentiment often views the 'books' and 'parchments' as scriptures One other view has been presented by T C Skeat in “ ‘Especially the Parchments’: A Note on 2 Timothy 4:13,” JTS n.s. 30 (1979): 174. Skeat views the adverb “especially” (malista) as equating the “scrolls” and the “parchments” instead of differentiating between them. In his view Paul would ...


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http://www.blbclassic.org/lang/lexicon/lexicon.cfm?Strongs=H113&cscs=Zec From the above link, we can learn that "lord" Strong's Hebrew 113, אָדוֹן, comes from an older, unused root which means "to rule". From Gesenius's Lexicon at the same link, we can learn further that in addition to ruling is added the meanings of; to judge, to command, to lead, ...



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