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( "Darkness", "Light", "Night", "Dark") in Psalm 139:11-12 verses be interpreted to have multiple meanings, and possibly even overlapping meanings

In Psalm 139:11-12 verses be interpreted to have multiple meanings, and possibly even overlapping meanings The writer of Psalm 139 is David. He is not taking on the role of victim or villain of/in ...
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In Isaiah 45:7, what is the meaning of “I form the light and create darkness” and how does that phrase relate to “I make peace and create evil”?

In hebrew, there is a special verb, bara, that means to create out of nothing. It is reserved only for God. This verb is used in Genesis, God created the Heavens and the Earth. Everything came from ...
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Deeper Understanding of (Proverbs 29:13) for mentioning God giving light on the eyes of both the poor and the oppressor

There are always multiple meanings in proverbs of any language, especially Hebrew. Prov 29:13 is no exception, but its "simple" meaning is rather obvious from Jesus' own interpretation ...
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( "Darkness", "Light", "Night", "Dark") in Psalm 139:11-12 verses be interpreted to have multiple meanings, and possibly even overlapping meanings

The darkness of Ps 139:11-12 is not the darkness of evil and wickedness. Such darkness is characterized by the absence of God’s presence and light. For You are not a God who takes pleasure in ...
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Psalm 125:3 Why would the righteous ever use "scepter of wickedness"..."to do wrong"?

Not so fast - that is not what Ps 125 is saying at all. Let us begin by stating a simple fact: "scepter of wickedness" only occurs in Ps 125:3; and "scepter of righteousness" only ...
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Psalm 125:3 Why would the righteous ever use "scepter of wickedness"..."to do wrong"?

The psalmist is concerned that an evil sovereignty will require righteous people to sin. Examples of how this might happen: A wicked Israelite ruler might wage an unjust war, in which case otherwise ...
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Deeper Understanding of (Proverbs 29:13) for mentioning God giving light on the eyes of both the poor and the oppressor

One insight from the Hebrew is that אישׁ תככים has the connotation of usury, making the juxtaposition between the poor man and the oppressor more clear, as well as more poignant. Commentators tend to ...
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( "Darkness", "Light", "Night", "Dark") in Psalm 139:11-12 verses be interpreted to have multiple meanings, and possibly even overlapping meanings

David's Ps 139 is one of the most sublime of his hymns of praise to the LORD. In it, David emphasizes the central aspects of the LORD's divinity: V1-6 - the LORD's omniscience V7-12 - the LORD's ...
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