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Did Abraham really see God? [duplicate]

It says in Genesis God appeared to Abraham but other places no one has seen God Genesis 12:7 Then the Lord appeared to Abram and said, “To your [a]descendants I will give this land.” And there he ...
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If no one has ever seen God, how come Moses was allowed to see His back? [duplicate]

John 1:18 claims that no one has ever seen God, except Jesus: 18 God no one hath ever seen; the only begotten Son, who is on the bosom of the Father -- he did declare. However, Moses was apparently ...
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What did the 70 elders see, if man can't see God and live?

Exodus 24:10 says, of the 70 elders who went up on the mountain with Moshe: וַיִּרְאוּ, אֵת אֱלֹהֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל and they saw the God of Israel Meanwhile, Exodus 33:20 says, when Moshe asks to see God:...
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Why does the ESV contradict itself in John 1:18 versus John 17:3?

The ESV gives a strange meaning to John 1:18, one which contradicts John 17:3. No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father's side, he has made him known. (John 1:18, ESV) And this is ...
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If those that had seen Jesus had seen the Father, what did he mean when he said "you have neither heard His voice nor have you seen His appearance; "?

John 14:9 Literal Standard Version Jesus says to him, “Such [a] long time am I with you, and you have not known Me, Philip? He who has seen Me has seen the Father; and how do you say, Show to us the ...
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Who was the Rock in the Old Testament? God or Christ?

Psalms 18:2 (ESV): 2 The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. 1 Corinthians 10:1-5 (ESV): ...
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Who is coming Christ or Yahweh in Zechariah 14:5?

Zechariah 14:5 (NIV) You will flee by my mountain valley, for it will extend to Azel. You will flee as you fled from the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah. Then the LORD my God will come,...
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Did Stephen see the Father?

Acts 7:54-58 (NRSV): 54 When they heard these things, they became enraged and ground their teeth at Stephen. 55 But filled with the Holy Spirit, he gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God and ...
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Jesus Christ was concealed in Old Testament why? [closed]

Jesus in the Old Testament was concealed for a reason, but then the New Testament makes him known. Please explain to me, with scriptural backing, why GOD could only bring forth the manifested Christ ...
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What is the only way to see God and live?

Exodus 33:20 And he said, Thou canst not see my face: for there shall no man see me, and live." For clarification, this is the LORD speaking to Moses (KJV) and since all capitalization is used ...
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To whom did Jesus ascribed creation in Mark 13:19? [closed]

Mark 13:19 ASV For those days shall be tribulation, such as there hath not been the like from the beginning of the creation which God created until now, and never shall be. Considering Isaiah 44:24 ...
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If everything was made for Jesus and through Jesus did Jesus take the rib from Adam and then make Eve?

John 1:3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. Colossians 1:16 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and ...
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