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What is the significance of the Lord repeating his name, "The Lord, The Lord" in Exodus 34:6?

In Exodus 34, the Lord proclaims his name to Moses. I take this to mean that God is giving definition to his name and declaring who he is. He begins with a repeat of his name, "The Lord, the Lord....
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Who was Satan tempting in Matthew 4:7?

The setting is Jesus in the wilderness, being tempted by the devil (vs. 1) and the second temptation is for Jesus to hurl himself down from a pinnacle in the temple “in the holy city” (vss. 5 & 6)....
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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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Does the term 'Name of the Lord' in Ex 20 and Lev 22 refer to more than its literal meaning?

We read in Lev 22:32 (NRSVCE): Thus you shall keep my commandments and observe them: I am the Lord. You shall not profane my holy name, that I may be sanctified among the people of Israel: I am the ...
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What does Paul mean when he says "One Lord" in 1 Cor 8:6 [duplicate]

In the New Testament, it seems as though Paul normally refers to the Father as "ho theos" and the Son as "kurios" particularly when the Father and Jesus appear in the same verse or ...
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