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Questions about prophecy and the contents of the books of the prophets in general. Questions regarding specific books should also be tagged with the appropriate book tag.

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How long was John the Baptist in the wilderness as a child? [closed]

How long did Elizabeth hide John the Baptist in a cave when Herod was killing babies? Britannica.com says: In 27/28 or 28/29 John attained prominence, not as a priest but as a prophet. He was active ...
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Has Ezekiel 22:19-22 happened, or is it yet to happen?

Eze22:19 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Because ye are all become dross, behold, therefore I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem. 20 As they gather silver, and brass, and iron, and lead, ...
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Date of Apocalypse : God cyclicly comes to earth? [closed]

From the zero time of hebrew calendar which corresponds to the decision of having one true God, dated at -3760 (BC)and taking second coming in the form of Jesus in -4, could we suppose the next coming ...
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Why does the serpent continue to eat dust in Isaiah 65:25?

God promises a new heaven and earth and says he will never remember the former things KJV Isaiah 65 : 17 For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor ...
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Are the powers in Revelation 6:8 assigned to the Four Horsemen respectively?

Rev 6:8 - I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was named Death, and Hades was following close behind him. They were given power over a fourth of the earth to kill by sword, famine ...
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Who are the two families mentioned in Jeremiah 33:24?

Initial the text had spoken of the release from captivity of the two houses of Judah and Israel KJV Jeremiah 33 : 7 And I will cause the captivity of Judah and the captivity of Israel to return, and ...
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Why are the righteous cut off together with the wicked in Ezekiel 21:3?

KJV Ezekiel 21 : 3 And say to the land of Israel, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I am against thee, and will draw forth my sword out of his sheath, and will cut off from thee the righteous and the ...
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In 1 Corinthians 14, What Is The Understanding of the Word 'Sign'?

Specifically, verse 22 of 1 Corinthians 14 states, "Speaking in tongues, then, is intended as a sign, not for believers but for unbelievers, while prophecy is not for unbelievers but for ...
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Does Deuteronomy 34:10-12 give criteria for determining whether a person is "like Moses" or not?

10 Since then, no prophet has risen in Israel like Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face, 11 who did all those signs and wonders the Lord sent him to do in Egypt—to Pharaoh and to all his officials ...
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Who are the "Nations", Greek ethnos, as found in Revelation 21:24?

Who are the "Nations", Greek ethnos, who walk by the light of "new Jerusalem" referred to in Revelation 21:24?
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Someone said the Biblical Apostles and Prophets got it wrong about the return of Christ in Acts 2:16-17

This question does not reflect my belief at all, but I would like to know others' thoughts because it almost made me question the authority of Scripture. Recently, the owner of a ministry called ...
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What is Isaiah 11:15 referring to?

And the Lord shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his mighty wind shall he shake his hand over the river, and shall smite it in the seven streams, and make men go over ...
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Jesus told his twelve they would not all taste death before they saw the Kingdom of God and Son of Man come with clouds of heaven. How could that be? [duplicate]

Jesus says this to his disciples in Mark 9:1 and in Mark 14 he tells the Jeruslem Temple authorities who were about to condemn him to death that they ("you," pl.) will see the Son of Man ...
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Why would God give Jonah a Godly Revelatory message to warn the city of Nineveh?

Why would God give Jonah a Godly Revelatory message to warn the city of Nineveh? ( like why wouldn't God just raise a prophet from Nineveh who could have warned them? Why Jonah, an Israelite ...
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Analyzing ( Jeremiah 29:8 ) rejection of other prophets prophecy by keeping Jeremiah 28 & Jeremiah 29 in context

@b-a 's answer in this related posting is quite good, and I just wanted to spawn out some more questions about it: Related Question Posting: https://hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/a/30584/19810 ...
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What are the secrets of people’s hearts? [duplicate]

1 Cor 14:24, 25 - But if an unbeliever or uninstructed person comes in while everyone is prophesying, he will be convicted and called to account by all, and the secrets of his heart will be made known....
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Jeremiah Prophecy

I am confused about the verses in Matthew 27 :8-10 : 9Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremias the prophet, saying: And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was ...
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Does Isaiah 1:18 refer to the day of atonement?

Isaiah 1:18 ESV “Come now, let us reason[c] together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool. ...
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Evidence for the unity of Daniel [duplicate]

I understand that the book of Daniel is comprised of two languages: Aramaic from chapter 2:4 to 7:25, the narrative part, and Hebrew in chapters 8 to 12, the prophetic and apocalyptic part. I ...
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Is there some prophetic significance to the location of Benjamin’s birth, his names, and the manner of his birth (Genesis 35:16-19)?

This question is about the four verses concerning the birth of Benjamin and death of Rachel: 16 And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed,...
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The Humanization of G'd, how does it happen, is He a Person?

I came with a very interesting point that said the prophet Daniel: Daniel 7:9 I was looking until thrones were set up, and the Ancient of Days sat; His raiment was as white as snow, and the hair of ...
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What specifically were These-Laws הַֽחֻקִּ֥ים "Ha-Chuqim" (upon their hearts) referenced by [Jeremiah 31:36] which Israel keeps to remain a nation?

Jeremiah claimed Israel's nation could not exist before YHVH, if "Ha-Chuqim" These-Laws depart from upon their hearts : [Yirmiyahu יִרְמְיָ֖הוּ | Jeremiah 31:36] "If [these-laws] depart ...
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1 Corinthians 13:2 - Prophecy and All Mysteries and Knowledge [duplicate]

1 Corinthians 13:2 (NASB), 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. Is Paul ...
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Why did the faithfulness of Baruk ben-Neriah בָּר֖וּךְ בֶּן־נֵֽרִיָּ֑ה not fulfill the conditional terms of Jeremiah 5:1?

The Conditional statement in [Jeremiah 5:1] requested proof of יֵ֛שׁ "anyone" (in Jerusalem) [who] מְבַקֵּ֣שׁ אֱמוּנָ֑ה "seeks faith" (other than Jeremiah) to be found in order to ...
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Is there significance / connection between Esau's appearance and the prophets clothing (Garment of hair)

I'm curious if there is any significance or connection between Esau's appearance and the prophets clothing. (Garment of hair) Esau birth is described in Gen 25:25 The first to come out was red, and ...
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Was Jesus making a prophecy about the Zealots when he says "those who take up the sword will die by it"? [closed]

So, shortly before his execution, during his arrest, Jesus tells one of his disciples the following: “Put your sword back in its place,” Jesus said to him, “for all who draw the sword will die by the ...
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Who are the seven women of Isaiah 4:1

I'm interested in peoples understanding and interpretation of Isaiah 4:1 In that day seven women will take hold of one man and say, “We will eat our own bread and provide our own clothes. Just let us ...
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Is the giving of Elijahs mantle and a double portion of spirit to Elishua prophetic of Jesus / Yehshua's baptism?

Something I noticed recently is that the Hebrew names of the old testament prophet Elishua and New Testament Messiah - Yehshua (Jesus) are essentially variations of the exact same Hebrew statement. ...
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Why does Revelation say that the beast that was and is not, is an 8th and yet one of the 7?

Revelation 17:11 (NASB ) says: As for the beast that was and is not, it is an eighth ... Then: NASB says: "and is one of the seven" ESV says: "but it belongs to the seven" KJV ...
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Matthew 24:34 "until all these things be fulfilled" or "until all these things arise"?

In Matthew 24:34 Our Lord says I say unto you this generation shall not pass away until all these things be fulfilled. The Greek word translated "be fulfilled" is "ginomai", ...
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How is God's day said to beאכזרי in Isaiah 13:9?

KJV Isaiah 13 : 9 9 Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the land desolate: and he shall destroy the sinners thereof out of it. 9 הנה יום יהוה בא אכזרי ...
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What does "gather out the stones" mean?

Isa 62:10 Go through, go through the gates; prepare ye the way of the people; cast up, cast up the highway; gather out the stones; lift up a standard for the people. What does "gather out the ...
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Who is the "him" in Jeremiah 30:21

Jer30:21 And their nobles shall be of themselves, and their governor shall proceed from the midst of them; and I will cause him to draw near, and he shall approach unto me: for who is this that ...
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Who are the nations and where do they come from in Revelation 20:7-8?

Revelation 20:7-8 NASB 7 When the thousand years are completed, Satan will be released from his prison, 8 and will come out to deceive the nations which are at the four corners of the earth, Gog and ...
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Who is the battle axe in Jeremiah 51:20?

NKJV Jer 51: 19 The Portion of Jacob is not like them, For He is the Maker of all things; And Israel is the tribe of His inheritance. The Lord of hosts is His name. 20 “You are My battle-ax and ...
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When were Judah and the people of Jerusalem sold to the Greeks? Joel 3:6

Is there any historical record to prove when this occurred? Or, is this yet to happen? As the context of Joel 3 suggests it is set in the future.
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What is the interpretation of the Rev 12:1-2 sign [closed]

On September 23, 2017, it appears that Revelation 12:1-2 was fulfilled: 12 A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on ...
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Luke 21:24 - When did "the times of the Gentiles" start?

Luke 21:24 And they will fall by the edge of the sword, and be led away captive into all nations. And Jerusalem will be trampled by Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled. When did ...
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How are we to understand the meaning, not to mention the length, of the 'Times of the Gentiles', which likely began with Nebuchadnezzar? [closed]

The "Times of the Gentiles" started with the deposing of the last king of Judah, i.e. King Zedekiah, the last king to sit on Jehovah's earthly throne, which happened with the overthrow and ...
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How can we reconcile Matthew 7:14's "few" and Daniel 12:10's "many"?

Matthew 7:14 KJV 14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. Matthew 20:16 KJV 16 So the last shall be first, and the first last: ...
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Who is the you in Nahum 1:14?

The context of Nahum 1:12-13 KJV reads: 12 Thus saith the Lord; Though they be quiet, and likewise many, yet thus shall they be cut down, when he shall pass through. Though I have afflicted thee, I ...
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Where is the Father’s kingdom’s final location?

Jesus says “I tell you I will not drink again of this fruit of the vine until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father’s kingdom.”” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭26:29‬ ‭ Where will this kingdom be situated ...
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Is Psalm 83 an imprecatory prayer or a prophecy or both?

Many people view Psalm 83 as a prophecy about a war involving the tribes listed or their descendants. 5 With one mind they plot together; they form an alliance against you— 6 the tents of Edom and ...
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Has Isaiah 4:1 been fulfillled?

Isaiah 4:1 ESV 4 And seven women shall take hold of one man in that day, saying, “We will eat our own bread and wear our own clothes, only let us be called by your name; take away our reproach.” In ...
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Based on Zephaniah 3:9 & John 14:14, what Name should All peoples be calling & serving : "Yehovah" or "Iésous"?

If Zephaniah 3:9 is about Converts calling God's Name in pure speech (with Honesty) & serving God in His Name - What is [the] שֵׁם Shem of God declared by His prophet צְפַנְיָה֙ Tsefaniah? [...
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In Isaiah 8:4 how could the boy not know how to cry "my father" or "my mother" by the time Samaria was plundered?

The prophet pronounces that Samaria will be plundered before his son knows how to cry "my father" or "my mother" Isaiah 8:4 ESV 4 for before the boy knows how to cry ‘My father’ ...
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Is Luke 13:7-9 an allusion to Isaiah 5:1-7?

Luke 13:7-9 ESV The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree Isaiah 5:1-7 ESV The vineyard of the Lord destroyed The above parable and song have similar symbols attached to it 1))Had a vineyard/had a vineyard 2)...
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Who is the oppressing city in Zeph 3:1?

Zeph 3:1 - Woe to the city of oppressors, rebellious and defiled! I'm trying to find out about the oppressing city mentioned in Zeph 3:1
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Was it a Sabbath the Lord's day in Revelation 1:10? [duplicate]

Revelation 1:10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet I have read some comments from the SDA church which specify that the Lord's day is actually ...
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What do the stones represent in Isaiah 5:2?

Isaiah 5:2 ESV He dug it and cleared it of stones, and planted it with choice vines; he built a watchtower in the midst of it, and hewed out a wine vat in it; and he looked for it to yield grapes, ...
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