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Genesis 23:6 A mighty prince, or prince of God?

““Hear us, my Lord; you are a prince of God among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will withhold from you his tomb to hinder you from burying your dead.”” ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭23‬:‭6‬...
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Hebrews 2:7 "made man a little lower than the Elohim. Who is he referring to when he says 'man' and when he says 'Elohim'? [closed]

"...made man a little lower than the Elohim." Who is he referring to when he says 'man' and who is he referring to when he says 'Elohim'? Could this verse be speaking about two completely ...
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Is there any reference connecting the Serpent in the Garden with rebellious divine beings? [closed]

Three references in scripture force my re-examination of the role of serpents/reptiles in scripture: The brazen serpent (Nehushtan) raised up by Moses and it's connection to Christ (John 3:14) YeShua'...
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'God' or 'gods' in 1 Kings 12:28 and Exodus 32:4?

The verses in the main question refer to the golden calves of Jeroboam I and Aaron, respectively. The term at issue is elohim. Does the phrase "behold elohim" refer to "the gods" ...
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"God" or "judges" in Exodus 21:6 and Exodus 22:8-9

Here we have two passages, where in translation, and in translation only the word Elohim is substituted for judges, despite the fact that over 2,500+ times Elohim refers to heavenly beings exclusively,...
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