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Does Numbers 5:27 involve an induced miscarriage/abortion?

This passage describes the "ordeal of bitter water"; if a man suspects his wife has committed adultery but he has no corroborating witnesses, she is asked to either confess guilt or make an ...
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Does Numbers 5:27 involve an induced miscarriage/abortion?

The bitter water mentioned in Number 5:27, was described to be made from "Holy water in a clay jar and put some dust from the tabernacle floor into the water" (Number 5:17). The water had no ...
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What does "Put the wood in order" mean in 1 Kings 18:33?

Looking back, it may be a reference to Abraham preparing an altar... Genesis 22:9 (NRSV) When they came to the place that God had shown him, Abraham built an altar there and laid the wood in order. ...
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Is the god in Daniel 11:38 a god of "Fortresses" or of "Egypt"?

This is a difficult verse to interpret, which accounts for various translations. It is about what "the king of the North" will do in his rebellion against the only God, the Creator. It is ...
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Does Genesis 19:26 have to be translated as “pillar” or “statue”?

The salt formations of the Dead Sea are referred to as "uprights", i.e pillars (נציבי מלח) in Hebrew, from the OT onward. These formations can have very strange and sometimes humanoid shapes....
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Is the god in Daniel 11:38 a god of "Fortresses" or of "Egypt"?

Let us examine the words as requested in Dan 11:38. "Fortress" The word translated "fortress" in Dan 11:38 is מָעוֹז (ma'oz) which simply means a refuge, stronghold, shelter or ...
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(Proverbs 17:19 b) "raises his door" Vs "makes his door high"/"exalts his gate"

Let me begin with my usual caveat about proverbs - succinct, pithy aphorisms that are often deliberately vague to encompass as much application as possible. Prov 17:19 is no exception - it consists 8 ...
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(John 19:19, Hebrew) was YHWH written on the Cross?

John 19:19-22 Pilate also wrote a placard and placed it on the cross, and there was written on it: Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews. And the placard was read by many of the Jews (for the place ...
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Hebrew Text Indicative of a Local or Global Flood?

Famous Oceanographer Jaques Cousteau once said "If you flattened Earth's Crust, the continents would be covered by over a mile of water". It was Noah's Flood that created Plate Tectonics in ...
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