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Do the individual builders listed in Nehemiah 3 represent larger household groups?

Nehemiah 3 lists the builders who were responsible for repairing different parts of Jerusalem's wall. Sometimes the text makes explicit reference to a group of builders, e.g.: Eliashib the high ...
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Is 1 Samuel 22:1-4 record of David asking King of Moab to look after his parents evidence that David had some affinity towards Moabite ethnic group?

I might be indicating the obvious, but I suppose I say this because I myself come from an ethnic group with an Eastern cultural background, therefore, I am somewhat familiar with close affinities ...
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What is the context 1 Timothy 2?

Based on the text, what is the context of 1 Timothy 2? Some say it's the home/family, others say it's the church, and yet others say it's "everywhere" (cf. v. 8). Knowing the answer would ...
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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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Hebrew words for "sister" & "bride" interchangeable? "sister" can mean "friend"? [closed]

Paul M. Conner, O.P., Celibate Love p. 23 (PDF p. 27), claims: In Hebrew the terms "sister" and "bride" do not always have literal application. Often they are interchangeable. ...
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Titus 2:5 applied in modern western Christian families [closed]

In many homes in the West both the mother and the father work. In some proportion only one of the parents works. Sometimes because childcare is very expensive and it doesn’t make sense to pay another ...