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( "Darkness", "Light", "Night", "Dark") in Psalm 139:11-12 verses be interpreted to have multiple meanings, and possibly even overlapping meanings

Could the Psalm 139:11-12 verses be interpreted to have multiple meanings, and possibly even overlapping meanings? To elaborate, does the author of psalm 139 take on? a) -the role of victim of ...
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In Isaiah 45:7, what is the meaning of “I form the light and create darkness” and how does that phrase relate to “I make peace and create evil”?

7 I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord do all these things. KJV In the phrase "I form the light and create darkness" there appears to be a ...
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What is the significance of the wild animals in Isaiah 43:20?

Specifically, are the תַּנִּ֖ים, sometimes translated "jackals", sometimes "dragons", and sometimes simply "wild animals" to be understood as symbolic of evil, like the ...
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Psalm 125:3 Why would the righteous ever use "scepter of wickedness"..."to do wrong"?

Psalm 125:3 seems strange because the bible reader could wonder why the righteous would ever use the "scepter of wickedness"..."to do wrong". Please read on to find out why I find ...
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Deeper Understanding of (Proverbs 29:13) for mentioning God giving light on the eyes of both the poor and the oppressor

29:13 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex רָ֤שׁ וְאִ֣ישׁ תְּכָכִ֣ים נִפְגָּ֑שׁוּ מֵ֤אִיר־עֵינֵ֖י שְׁנֵיהֶ֣ם יְהוָֽה׃ (Proverbs 29:13) English Standard Version The poor man and the oppressor meet ...
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What is meant by "You being evil" in Luke 11:13?

We are warned by God about evil throughout Scripture. In this instance, it seems to apply to Christ's audience directly. How are we to understand this ungodly menace as stated in Luke 11:13?: Luke 11:...
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