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What is the significance of God positioning his throne above the earth?

The Book of Isaiah 40:22 provides information on where God's throne is, in proximity to the earth. Isaiah 40:22 It is he who sits above the circle of the earth This verse gives us information on ...
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In Chapter 38:4-6, of Job, God rebukes him at the outset and speaks of a "foundational" understanding. What could this be referring to?

"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth! Tell me if you have an understanding. Who set its measurements, since you know? On what were its bases sunk? Or who laid its corner-stone?&...
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God did not intend ALL animals to be fruitful and multiply according to this passage ....or am I misreading?

Genesis 8:17 ESV Bring out with you every living thing that is with you of all flesh—birds and animals and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth—that they may swarm on the earth, and be ...
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No man knows the day or the hour...Is the statement Jesus made to be considered timeless, or does Jesus now know the day and the hour?

When Jesus said "No one knows the day or the hour" (Matt 24:36, Mark 13:32) to His disciples what was the context? Did Jesus mean He wouldn't know until that very day and hour (like the ...
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Are the "enthroned" 24 elders, in white garments with golden crowns on their heads around God's throne, in Rev 4:4, leaders of the 144,000 in Rev 14?

If the above is so, then we have an "end time", heavenly revelation of God's throne being surrounded by 144,000 spiritual beings, apart from the ever present "four living creatures"...
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Can the word ḥōq be correctly interpreted in Isaiah 40:22 as a sphere or a ball?

I am not looking for the meaning for the word ḥōq like answered here. but if it can be possibly interpreted as a sphere or a ball without being erroneous. Isaiah 40:22 He sits enthroned above the ...
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Who are the people who destroy the earth in the last days and what might they be doing? Rev. 11:18

There is a lot of talk these days about how to best take care of the planet but Revelation 11:18 specifically singles out those who destroy it for destruction themselves. Here is the citation in its ...
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Is the Earth in Gen 1:2 the same as the Earth in Gen 1:10?

Gen 1:2 BSB Now the earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters. Gen 1:10 BSB God called the dry ...
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Do we have a Father of all living things, if yes what’s Adam’s role and the meaning of this scripture

Genesis 3:20 KJV [20] And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.
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How does the symbol of dust modify the poor in 2 Samuel 2:8?

In 1 Samuel 2:8, the scripture says: He raises up the poor from the dust; he lifts the needy from the ash heap to make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honor. For the pillars of the earth ...
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Is this a valid interpretation of Genesis 1:1-3?

The following is my interpretation of Genesis 1:1-3 but I would appreciate feedback if it is a valid interpretation. Gen 1:1 "...God created the heavens and the earth" meaning that before ...
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Is the marriage supper of the Lamb in heaven or on earth?

Is the supper in heaven or on earth? “And the angel said to me, “Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.” And he said to me, “These are the true words of God....
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How do we reconcile the two groups of Rev 7 with Rev 14 and "thy kingdom come"?

Rev 7:4-8 describes 144,000 Israelites being sealed, listed by Israelite tribe. Rev 7:9-17 describes a great multitude (GM) of many ethnicities. It seems that this GM may not be quite as "chosen&...
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