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(John 19:29) Hyssop and the Cross

John 19:29, "A jar full of sour wine was standing there. So they put a sponge full of the wine on a branch of hyssop (ὑσσώπῳ) and held it to his mouth." From what I can tell, hyssop is a ...
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(John 19:19, Hebrew) was YHWH written on the Cross?

I was just reading a few stories pointing at medieval art that conceived of what was written in Aramaic on the cross and that Pilate had put the four words "Jesus the-nazorean, and-king of-the-jews". ...
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In Malachi 3:3 when God says, “He will purify the Levites” was this fulfilled at the cross?

“Like a refiner of silver he will sit and closely watch as the dross is burned away. He will purify the Levites, the ministers of God, refining them like gold or silver, so that they will do their ...
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What does “bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus” mean in 2 Corinthians 4:10?

What does "bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus" mean in 2 Corinthians 4:10 always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be ...
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Matthew 16:24 & Hebrews 12:2 > What are the possible interpretations of the σταυρός (cross) in Greek in the Bible?

Matthew 16:24 Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his σταυρὸν and follow me. Hebrews 12:2 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our ...
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Is it “King of the Jews” or “King of the Judeans?”

Matthew 27:37 says this was written on the cross, "THIS IS JESUS, THE KING OF THE JEWS." There is a lot of prejudice toward the word 'Jew.' I would like to know if the oldest bibles actually said "...
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In Matthew 27:38 why were there two thieves crucified with Jesus?

Matt. 27:38, Then were there two thieves crucified with him, one on the right hand, and another on the left. Jesus was crucified during the critical feast of Passover (mistakenly called the ...
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Matthew 10:38 What Cross? [duplicate]

What cross is Matthew (quoting Jesus) talking about here? Matthew 10:38 And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.