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Is Hebrews 4:13 a quote from the book of Enoch?

Young's Literal Translation and there is not a created thing not manifest before Him, but all things are naked and open to His eyes -- with whom is our reckoning. Book of Enoch Chapter 1X Thou hast ...
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What does Jesus mean by this in Luke 4:18?

He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind Context 👇 He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the ...
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What does the analogy of reaping/sowing in John 4:36 represent?

John 4:36;38 (NASB) Already he who reaps is receiving wages and is gathering fruit for life eternal; so that he who sows and he who reaps may rejoice together. I sent you to reap that for which you ...
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Is Jehu a prophet?

24 Then Jehu drew his bow and shot Joram between the shoulders. The arrow pierced his heart, and he slumped down in his chariot. 25And Jehu said to Bidkar his officer, “Pick him up and throw him into ...
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Why did Elijah put his face between his knees?

1 Kings 18 41 And Elijah said to Ahab, “Go, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a heavy rain.” 42 So Ahab went off to eat and drink, but Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel, bent down to the ...
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Does the “Spirit of God” (through Jude) in Jude 1:14 validate the book of Enoch?

The New Testament bibles include the book of [Jude] & [1 Corinthians]. Based on [1 Corinthians 3:16], the author of Jude (being a 'bond-servant of Jesus Christ' - Jude 1:1) is filled with the &...
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Who are Ephraim, Judah, and Jacob in Hosea 10:11?

Hosea 10:11 Ephraim is a trained heifer that loves to thresh; so I will put a yoke on her fair neck. I will drive Ephraim, Judah must plow, and Jacob must break up the ground. What do Ephraim, Judah,...
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What does “fellow heirs” mean in Romans 8:17?

Romans 8:17 "and if children, then heirs- heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him". ESV How does "fellow ...
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Why did it take Noah this long to have children in Genesis 5:32:?

Genesis 5:32 NIV 32 After Noah was 500 years old, he became the father of Shem, Ham and Japheth. All Noah's ancestors had children when they were around one hundred years but when it came to him it is ...
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What was John's motivation for wanting to stop a man using Jesus' name in Luke 9:49?

Luke 9:49 NLT says John said to Jesus, “Master, we saw someone using your name to cast out demons, but we told him to stop because he isn’t in our group.”
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What is meant by “the spirit gives life” in 2 Corinthians 3:6?

2 Corinthians 3:6: Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. [KJV] who also made us adequate ...
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What is the earnest of the Spirit?

The "earnest of the Spirit" is a phrase unique to Paul in the New Testament. The Greek word ἀρραβῶνα is also rendered as "pledge" or "guarantee" in some translations. ...
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Who emptied himself in Philippians 2 :6-7? What does empty mean? [duplicate]

Philippians 2:6-7 KJV says 6 who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: 7 But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in ...
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Who is the “foreigner” in Ecclesiastes 6:2?

Ecclesiastes 6:1-2 (NASB) There is an evil which I have seen under the sun and it is prevalent among men— a man to whom God has given riches and wealth and honor so that his soul lacks nothing of all ...
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are the twelve stones in Joshua 4 in the Jordan (Joshua 4:9) or in Gilgal (Joshua 4:20)

Joshua 4:9 says Joshua set up the twelve stones that had been in the middle of the Jordan at the spot where the priests who carried the ark of the covenant had stood. And they are there to this day ...
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Are Isaiah 55:11 and John 1:1,14 talking about the same “word”?

In the question Why would God fully become His Word if He could not return to Himself? the author assumes a firm link between the term 'word' in the following passages: Isaiah 55:10-11 (ESV): 10 “For ...
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Is a translation of John 1:10 with 'it' instead of 'he' and 'him' grammatically problematic?

John 1:10 is usually translated using 'he' and 'him', for example "He was in the world, and though the world was made through Him, the world did not recognize Him." (Berean Study Bible) ...
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Is Jesus spirit or not? 2 Corinthians 3:16-18 vs Luke 24:39

16 but whenever someone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away. 17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 18 But we all, with unveiled faces, looking as ...
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Why did Elisha blame Jehoash for not striking the ground 5 or 6 times when Elisha wasn't specific in his instructions?

2 King 13:17 “Open the east window,” he said, and he opened it. “Shoot!” Elisha said, and he shot. “The Lord’s arrow of victory, the arrow of victory over Aram!” Elisha declared. “You will completely ...
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In Isaiah 55:11 - Why would God fully become His Word if He could not return to Himself? [closed]

Does our God claim His-Word becomes fully Himself [before returning to Himself]? Yeshayahu יְשַׁעְיָ֣הוּ | “Isaiah” 55:11 “so shall be My-Word that emanates from My-mouth; it shall not return to Me ...
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What is meant by “the Lord is the/that Spirit” in 2 Corinthians 3:16-18?

2 Corinthians 3:16-18 (NASB): 16 but whenever someone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away. 17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 18 But we all, ...
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What does it mean to be (a/the) Son of the Most High (God)?

Jesus is called "the Son of the Most High (God)" (definite article the), as if it were a title that belongs exclusively to him: 30 And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for ...
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How does Judas hang himself and then fall headlong? [duplicate]

Matthew 27:5 So Judas threw the money into the temple and left. Then he went away and hanged himself. Acts 1:18 With the payment he received for his wickedness, Judas bought a field; there he fell ...
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What is the Kingdom of Satan? Matthew 12:26

Matthew 12:22-28 (ESV): 22 Then a demon-oppressed man who was blind and mute was brought to him, and he healed him, so that the man spoke and saw. 23 And all the people were amazed, and said, “Can ...
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Were the two disciples heading to Emmaus heading back to Galilee?

After the Resurrection, Jesus tells the Apostles to meet Him in Galilee: Then go quickly and tell his disciples that he has risen from the dead, and behold, he is going before you to Galilee; there ...
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What exactly is ‘Israel’ in Amos 5?

Amos 5 1Hear this word, O house of Israel, this lamentation I take up against you: 2“Fallen is Virgin Israel, never to rise again. She lies abandoned on her land, with no one to raise her up.” What ...
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What is a charmer in Deuteronomy 18:11?

Deuteronomy 18:11 or a charmer or a medium or a necromancer or one who inquires of the dead, What is a charmer in Deuteronomy 18:11?
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How were the poles oriented inside the Most Holy Place?

1 Kings 8: 6 The priests then brought the ark of the Lord’s covenant to its place in the inner sanctuary of the temple, the Most Holy Place, and put it beneath the wings of the cherubim. 7The ...
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How are we to understand MT 6:34b in the Hebraic context?

Mt. 6:34b "Each day has enough trouble of its own."
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A key question to ask of the “Good Shepherd” discourse of John 10

In John 10;1-16, 25-29, does someone become Christ's sheep when he hears his voice, or does he hear his voice because he is his sheep?
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What does Isaiah mean by “Wash you, make you clean”? (Isaiah 1:16)

Isaiah 1:16 Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil; (KJV) The repentance motif is continued in the next few verses, including the great ...
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Were Jewish, Greek, and Gentile converts adults only?

When Luke speaks of Jews', Greeks', and Gentiles' conversions, does he refer to men and women only (an adult population), or could his words also include children? Conversion of Jews and Greeks 1 In ...
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Wouldn't a relative of Naboth inherit his vineyard after he dies?

Numbers 27:8“Say to the Israelites, ‘If a man dies and leaves no son, give his inheritance to his daughter. 9If he has no daughter, give his inheritance to his brothers. 10If he has no brothers, give ...
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Reading from the book of the Acts of the Apostles (3,13-15.17-19)

In those days, Peter told the people: “The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus, whom you handed over and rejected before Pilate, when he had ...
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What is the meaning of “grasshopper loses its spring”?

Ecclesiastes 12:5 (BSB) when men fear the heights and dangers of the road, when the almond tree blossoms, the grasshopper loses its spring, and the caper berry shrivels—for then man goes to his ...
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In Psalm 119 verse 126, Who are “they” and What specifically is the voided “Law”?

In the King James Version of Tehillim, we read : Psalm 119:126 [KJV] "It is time for thee, Lord, to work: for [they] have made [void - thy law]." Who are "they" and What [specifically] is ...
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Does 2 Kings 13:21 foreshadow the event in Matthew 27:52?

2 Kings 13: 20 And Elisha died and was buried. Now the Moabite raiders used to come into the land every spring. 21Once, as the Israelites were burying a man, suddenly they saw a band of raiders, so ...
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“Who in the days of his flesh” - Does Hebrews 5:7 imply that Jesus had a fleshless pre-existence (in light of Luke 24:39)?

Hebrews 5:7: 7 Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he ...
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What do the words kenoo (empty) and harpagmos (seize) mean Philippians 2:5-7? [duplicate]

American Standard Version of Philippians 2:5-7, Have this mind in you, which was also in Christ Jesus who, existing in the form of God, counted not the being on an equality with God a thing to be ...
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1 Samuel 6:19 - Look upon or Look into?

And he struck some of the men of Beth-shemesh, because they looked upon the ark of the Lord. He struck seventy men of them, and the people mourned because the Lord had struck the people with a great ...
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Is believing based on evidence good or bad?

In John 20:24-29, Jesus praises those who have faith in the absence of evidence: 24 Now Thomas, one of the twelve, called the Twin, was not with them when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples told ...
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A Cultural Perspective, John 10:32-33 & John 1:1 [closed]

How do we reconcile John 1:1 when considering the cultural beliefs of the Israelites clearly stated in John 10:32-33 John 10:32-33 but Jesus said to them, “I have shown you many good works from the ...
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David said “the LORD is my shepherd”, yet Jesus said “I am the good shepherd” - was Jesus David's shepherd? [closed]

Psalms 23 (ESV): The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. 3 He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of ...
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Who is our Savior: God or Jesus?

Titus 3:4-7 (ESV): 4 But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, 5 he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the ...
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What is the job description of an armor bearer?

2 Samuel 23:37 Naharai the Beerothite, the armor-bearer of Joab son of Zeruiah, What exactly does an armor-bearer do? How can he be a mighty man?
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How do we understand the phrase “וַיִּתְהַלֵּ֥ךְ חֲנ֖וֹךְ אֶת־הָֽאֱלֹהִ֑ים” from [Genesis 5:24] - if [John 1:18] is true?

If [John 1:18] is true, Enoch | Chanok (חֲנ֜וֹךְ) could not have literally seen Elohim, since Enoch (חֲנ֜וֹךְ) is not the “one and only Son” of John's Gospel. - How then should readers understand [...
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Difference between believing and obeying Jesus in John 3:36

John 3:36 (NASB): He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him. Why the use of “obey” here rather than “believe”...
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Is Jew singular or plural in John 3:25?

John 3:25 (NIV) An argument developed between some of John's disciples and a certain Jew over the matter of ceremonial washing. NKJV Then there arose a dispute between some of John’s disciples and ...
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Did Elisha receive the gift from Ben-hadad specified in 2 Kings 8:9?

2 Kings 8: 7 Then Elisha came to Damascus while Ben-hadad king of Aram was sick, and the king was told, “The man of God has come here.” 8So the king said to Hazael, “Take a gift in your hand, go to ...
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How should we understand Colossians 2:9 in contrast to [Isaiah 7:14-16, Matthew 1:22-23]?

How does a Human fully God not know how to reject bad and choose good? Colossians 2:9 [NASB] "For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form" Yeshayahu יְשַׁעְיָהוּ֒ | "...

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