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Resolving the apparent contradiction between verses 40 and 44-45 in Daniel 2

In Daniel 2:40-45, there appears to be a contradiction between what roles are ascribed to the iron and the stone in destroying the statue vision. Verse 40 states that the iron kingdom will "break ...
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1 Cor 15:25 - Does Jesus stop reigning? What's the actual function and meaning of "until" in the context of this verse?

23 But each in his own order: Christ the firstfruits, then at his coming those who belong to Christ. 24 Then comes the end, when he delivers the kingdom to God the Father after destroying every rule ...
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Four beast from Daniel

I want to ask about four beast from Book of Daniel. The popular view is that these beasts are ancient Babylon, Medio Persia, Greece, Rome and Europe but in Daniel 7:17 “The four great beasts are four ...
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What happened on the day the son was begotten in Psalm 2?

Psalm 2:6-7 (KJV) 6 Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion. 7 I will declare the decree: the Lord hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee. What was the nature of ...
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Revelation 5:10 - Is kingdom really the best translation for βασιλείαν

Revelation 5:9-10 9 And they sang a new song, saying, “Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and ...
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Reconciling Ephesians 1:22 with 1 Corinthians 15:25—are all enemies under Jesus' feet?

In 1 Corinthians 15:25, Paul speaks as if all enemies will one day be put under Jesus' feet (NKJV): For He must reign till He has put all enemies under His feet. However, Ephesians 1:22-23 gives the ...
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Why is Satan not mentioned again after Job 2:7?

Why is Satan not mentioned at the end of the book of Job seeing Moses gave us such a behind-the-scenes look at a meeting that took place where it is not possible for human eyes to see? The last I read ...
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Why is there a “Kingdom” note in Matthew 2:2?

What does this note mean? Does it say Christ is a King and also a Kingdom? Note a next to Matthew 2:2 in the King James Scofield Study Bible is as follows: Magi came to Bethlehem.. Saying, Where is ...
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Why the added 'rise up' in Mark 3:26

Mark 3:24-26 says: And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand. And if Satan rise up against himself, and ...
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What is the Kingdom of Satan? Matthew 12:26

Matthew 12:22-28 (ESV): 22 Then a demon-oppressed man who was blind and mute was brought to him, and he healed him, so that the man spoke and saw. 23 And all the people were amazed, and said, “Can ...
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Is John's vision of the second coming of Christ (Revelation 19:11-19) a fulfillment of Matthew 16:28?

Matthew 16:28 (NASB): 28 “Truly I say to you, there are some of those who are standing here who will not taste death until they see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom.” And then John, on Patmos, ...
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Matthew 21:31: Does "go" imply an action happening at the time of speaking?

Does "go" in Matthew 21:31: imply an action happening at the time of speaking (that is, like Present Continuous Tense general usage in English) or is it more of a general idea about ...
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Luke 13:28: are prophets already in the kingdom?

Do the words (or some of their grammatical features like tenses, verb aspects, etc.) in original Greek in Luke 13:28 contain any indication as to whether the mentioned persons (Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, ...
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What is the "kingdom of God? "

In Luke 17:20-21 Jesus says the kingdom can't be observed but it's within you. And in Luke 9:27 He says some standing here shall not taste death till they see the kingdom of God. What does Luke mean ...
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Is Matthew 11:12 stating kingdom of heaven is associated with exciting and meaningful eventfulness?

I suppose the perspective that I am about to expound is already buried deep within one of the answers and/or comments of the following 2 stackoverflow Q & A postings, but I wanted to narrow down ...
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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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