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Is the sign in Isaiah 66:19 the Holy Spirit?

Isaiah 66:19 NASB And I will put a sign among them and send survivors from them to the nations: Tarshish, Put, Lud, Meshech, Tubal, and Javan, to the distant coastlands that have neither heard of My ...
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Is Jonah 4:2 use of "this" referring to forestalling of the calamity Or forestalling of Nineveh's repentance?

Jonah 3:4 New American Standard Bible 1995 Then Jonah began to go through the city one day’s walk; and he cried out and said, “Yet forty days and Nineveh will be overthrown.” Jonah 3:9-10 New ...
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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 foreigner ...
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Was Jonah's success in Nineveh improved by having tried to run away?

Jonah Deliberately Disobeys God Jonah 1:1-3 KJV 1 Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their ...
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Jonah 1:3 - Is the initial "But" word present in the available manuscripts?

Most translation contain the word "But" at the beginning of the verse. Is it present in the manuscripts that are available to us? Fewer translations contain "And" instead.
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Did Jonah really think that he could flee from the Lord?

Jonah 1:3 But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to ...
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Wise Men from the East...but not Sheba and Tarshish?

So the two main Old Testament prophecies surrounding the wise men seem to be Psalm 72:10-11 and Isaiah 60:6: Both of these passages state the kings will come from Sheba, and Psalms mentions Tarshish ...
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(1 Chronicles 7:15-17) "Machir took a wife for Huppim and Shuppim" then does it mean that Machir was arranged a marriage for Huppim & Shuppim?

1 Chronicles 7:6-19 NASB Descendants of Benjamin 6 The sons of Benjamin were three: Bela and Becher and Jediael. 7 The sons of Bela were five: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth and Iri. They were heads ...
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Why did Jonah run away from God to Tarshish in Chapter 1?

Why did Jonah run away from God to Tarshish? 1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before ...
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How could the repentance of the early Ninevites in response to Jonah's message have led to "the destruction of the Jews?"

In his commentary on Jonah 1:3, Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus (better known as Jerome), asserted that Jonah fled to Tarshish because his insight led him to believe that the repentance of the Gentiles ...
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