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The Lord is your Makers and your Husbands? Isaiah 54:5

This is a weird one. The ESV says the following: 5 For your Maker is your husband, the LORD of hosts is his name; and the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer, the God of the whole earth he is called. ...
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Why does God remember the covenant with God? (self-reference)

Genesis 9:16 NKJV - The rainbow shall be in the cloud, and I will look on it to remember the everlasting covenant between God (אֱלֹהִ֔ים) and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth.” ...
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Jeremiah 18:1-10 Why does God blame Israel for behaving the way it does, when he has created him like that? [closed]

God is the potter, but he has also created the clay. With the analogy in this passage, it appears as though God is blaming the clay for being what it is. Either he is not a good enough potter to get ...
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Is there a statement where Jesus says I am God, worship me? [closed]

I know this question is a bit stupid, but unfortunately it is parroted by many Muslims and Muslim apologists. How can this sentence be refuted once and for all by taking some Scriptures from the ...
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Does the Sons of God in Genesis 6:1-2 refer to fallen angels or the lineage of Seth?

The Book of Genesis describes a time when there was an increasing wickedness on the face of the earth that provoked God to destroy them with the floods save for Noah and his family. I suspected it ...
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Is Christ real name Yeshu'ah H3444

I have been studying the text within Genesis for years and have found that when approached in literal terms that Jacob received the name of the Angel of the LORD as his blessing in Genesis 32. If you ...
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Why was "doing good" on the Sabbath not included in Exodus by God?

Exodus 31:14-15 NKJV 14 You shall keep the Sabbath, therefore, for it is holy to you. Everyone who profanes it shall surely be put to death; for whoever does any work on it, that person shall be cut ...
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What does it mean "the earth is God's footstool"?

Footstool is used several times in scripture. Matthew 5:33-37 NKJV 33 “Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform your oaths to the Lord.’ ...
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For John 1:18, which of these four translations come closest to the original Greek?

No man has ever seen God, unless the only begotten Son, who is at the Father’s side, reveals him. No man has ever seen God, but the only begotten Son, who is at the Father’s side, has revealed him. ...
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El shaddai word meaning [closed]

Recently I read old testment. But here If El Shaddai meaning is god of Mountain, then no Almighty God words inside Old testment?
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In John 1:18, is this controversial proposal a viable translation?

John 1:18 according to ESV translation: No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s side, he has made him known. John 1:18 according to translation proposal: No man has ever seen ...
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Does God hate sinners according to Psalm 5:5?

I need some help interpreting a scripture correctly. I'll state my question first, but read my quotation after to understand the direction of it. Does Psalm 5:5 indicate that God hates sinners? Romans ...
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What are the limits and what counts as "other gods" as referred to in Exodus 23:13?

Let me quote Exodus 23:13 NKJV 13 “And in all that I have said to you, be circumspect and make no mention of the name of other gods, nor let it be heard from your mouth. My question comes with a few....
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JESUS and the Old Covenant [closed]

This is my first question. I’m not trying to rock the boat. I believe what the New Covenant says about God’s name. The New Covenant says there is ONE NAME. The New Covenant doesn’t say there are two, ...
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Is the rod/staff: Yahweh’s, Moses’ or Aaron’s?

So, in my previous Why did God stop using Aaron and his rod?, RHPclass79 said: A rod, God's rod, Moses' and Aaron's rod are all the same. It is also the rod that budded and was later put in the Arc ...
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The rapture. The kingdom of God, 2 Cor 5:1

The rapture. We will hear trumpets we will see the chariots with the disciples and Angels coming down and all of the believers will be going to heaven it says in the Bible that in heaven there Will be ...
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How should the phrase "God remembered" be interpreted?

I've read this phrase before in Genesis 8:1 NKJV where it says: 8 Then God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the animals that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind to pass over ...
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Why didn't God return to the dust to create woman?

I've wondered this for quite a while. In Genesis 2:7 NKJV we read: 7 And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living ...
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If Jesus has a God, does Jesus also worship Him? [closed]

John 20:17 Jesus replied, 'Do not cling to me, for I have not yet ascended to my Father; but go to my brothers and say to them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.' ...
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The concept of attractivnes [closed]

I want to ask why would God create such concept as attractivness if He does not look at someone’s looks? 1 Samuel 16:7 ”for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.” Study ...
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Matthew 6:13 Reconciling "Lead Us Not Into Temptation", When The Holy Spirit Lead Jesus Into Temptation

How do we reconcile the prayer to for God to "lead us not into temptation (testing), but deliver us from evil. -Matt 6:13 ...When in Jesus own life, "...Jesus was led up by the Spirit ...
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And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. 4 God saw that the light was good,

The Beginning Genesis 1:1-5 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was ...
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hermeneutics of God of gods

What is the hermeneutics of the Bible verses that mention "God of gods"? Salm 136:2 give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever. Deuteronomy 10:17: For the Lord your ...
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Does the demon in Luke 8:28 testify that Jesus is God?

Luke 8:28 When he saw Jesus, he cried out, and fell down before him, and with a loud voice said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God most high? I beseech thee, torment me not. Is the ...
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What is the two-sided seven sealed scroll?

I’m seeing numerous answers regarding this, but not one of them includes Isaiah 28/29. What is on the seven-sealed two-sided scroll? What if not His own Word, would be in God’s Right Hand? A double-...
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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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How do I reconcile these two verses?

During the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus blessed the poor and promised that they shall inherit the earth. He also blessed the pure in heart and promised them that they shall see God. Mathew 5:8 Blessed ...
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What Hebrew meaning does "Bel" or "Baal" and Baalim in Jeremiah 50:2 have or signify?

Jeremiah 50:2 ASV Declare ye among the nations and publish, and set up a standard; publish, and conceal not: say, Babylon is taken, Bel is put to shame, Merodach is dismayed; her images are put to ...
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Who are the sons of God (υἱοῖς θεοῦ) mentioned in Psalms 88:7 LXX

ὅτι τίς ἐν νεφέλαις ἰσωθήσεται τῷ κυρίῳ καὶ τίς ὁμοιωθήσεται τῷ κυρίῳ ἐν υἱοῖς θεοῦ Psalm 89:7 LXX HEBREW Psalm 89:7 כִּ֤י מִ֣י בַ֭שַּׁחַק יַעֲרֹ֣ךְ לַיהוָ֑ה יִדְמֶ֥ה לַ֜יהוָ֗ה בִּבְנֵ֥י אֵלִים׃ ...
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Does God share all things with Jesus?

"and what is mine is all yours, and what is yours is mine; and I have been glorified in them. " Bible LXX Pbro. Guillermo jünemann beckchaefer and all things that are mine are yours and ...
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regarding Jesus being God [closed]

For many years I have thought about the Triune. My conclusion is that God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit are one and the same. God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit have always existed from before time, ...
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Who are the "gods" θεῷ mentioned in 2 Chr. 13:9?

Have ye not cast out the priests of the LORD, the sons of Aaron, and the Levites, and have made you priests after the manner of the nations of other lands? so that whosoever cometh to consecrate ...
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What does "form of the LORD"/similitude of the LORD וּתְמֻנַ֥ת יְהוָ֖ה mean in Numbers 12:8?

פֶּ֣ה אֶל־פֶּ֞ה אֲדַבֶּר־בּ֗וֹ וּמַרְאֶה֙ וְלֹ֣א בְחִידֹ֔ת וּתְמֻנַ֥ת יְהוָ֖ה יַבִּ֑יט וּמַדּ֙וּעַ֙ לֹ֣א יְרֵאתֶ֔ם לְדַבֵּ֖ר בְּעַבְדִּ֥י בְמֹשֶֽׁה׃ Numbers 12:8 With him I will speak face to face, ...
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What are the meaning or differences in this Rendition of El [closed]

In the Hebrew ĕ·lō·hîm - God ĕ·lō·hāy - gods ĕ·lō·he·ḵā - gods ĕ·lō·hê - gods Elohe Gen 31:32 BIB+ עִ֠ם ‘im with אֲשֶׁ֨ר ’ă·šer anyone here , תִּמְצָ֣א tim·ṣā If you find אֶת־ ’eṯ- - ...
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