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Why does the priest sprinkle blood before the Lord "in front of the veil of the sanctuary"?

Leviticus 4:6 NKJV The priest shall dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle some of the blood seven times before the LORD, in front of the veil of the sanctuary. What does it mean for the blood to ...
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Did Abiathar die in the flower/prime of his life?

According to the prophecy given to the house of Eli all his descendants will die in the prime of their life KJV 1 Samuel 2 : 31 - 33 Behold, the days come, that I will cut off thine arm, and the arm ...
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Why did Ahimaaz the son of Zadok run ahead of the Cushite to Only provide good news about War Victory, & Not the Bad News about Absalom's death?

(2 Samuel 18:19-33) (New American Standard Bible 1995 ) 19 Then Ahimaaz the son of Zadok said, “Please let me run and bring the king news that the Lord has freed him from the hand of his enemies.” 20 ...
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How should we understand the ongoing nature of Jesus' intercession? Heb 7:25-27

Heb 7:25-27 (NASB, emphasis added) 25Therefore he is also able to save forever those who come to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them. 26For it was fitting for us to ...
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Why does the KJV translate Acts 5:24 the way it does?

KJV Acts 5 : 24 Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they doubted of them whereunto this would grow. Acts 5:24 ESV: Now when the captain ...
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Was Aaron a high priest of the natural twelve tribes of Israel only?

After Aaron had been chosen as the High Priest of Israel he is said to have worn a breastpiece with twelve precious stones which represented the natural twelve tribes of Israel Exodus 28:15 “Fashion ...
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The violet, purple and scarlet material, what are they?

Exodus 28:5-6, 8 & 15 NASB 5 They shall take the gold, the violet, the purple, the scarlet material, and the fine linen. 6 “They shall also make the ephod of gold, of violet, purple, and scarlet ...
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