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Deeper understanding of Isaiah 50:10 “walks in darkness” phrasing?

Isaiah chapter 50 addresses to the entire nation of Israel, rather than focus on defined individual. If it had to choose among the three options given by the OP, number three is close but still not ...
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Deeper understanding of Isaiah 50:10 “walks in darkness” phrasing?

First we should consider the opening of this section: 1 Thus says the Lord: Where is the bill of divorce with which I dismissed your mother? The fact of there being no bill of divorce means that ...
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Deeper understanding of Isaiah 50:10 “walks in darkness” phrasing?

That God led the Israelites through the wilderness with a pillar of fire by night. Exodus 13. Here they light their own torches to be the fire that leads them and so they are walking in the darkness ...
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Deeper understanding of Isaiah 50:10 “walks in darkness” phrasing?

Isa 50:10, 11 - Who among you fears the LORD and obeys the voice of his servant? Let him who walks in darkness and has no light trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God. Behold, all you who ...
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Is ἱεράτευμα (hierateuma) intrinsically male?

ἱεράτευμα est un nom abstrait et ne concerne ni un homme ni une femme. ( Exode 19,6) C'est sans doute exprès car c'est tout le peuple qui respecte la loi et c'est tout le peuple - constitué de chaque ...
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Did any Early Christian exegesis interpret Ezekiel 29:3 to mean 'pharaoh made himself'?

To clarify, the Vulgate is mistaken here. But as we shall see, it corrects itself in vs. 9. No modern translator renders the verse as meaning that the Pharaoh claimed to have created himself. The ...
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Did any Early Christian exegesis interpret Ezekiel 29:3 to mean 'pharaoh made himself'?

As best I can determine, Eze 29:3 is never quoted nor referenced by any of the Ante-Nicaean fathers (ie, anybody writing before 325 AD) that is now extant. However, many have commented since. The ...
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( Ephesians 5:26-27 ) Christian husbands take initiative to "cleansing" wives via "washing of water with the word"

How does one agapao one's wife to "sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word"? Show her the love of 1Cor.13:4-7. "The family prays together, reads the Bible ...
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The Canaanite in Gen 12:6

This is a matter of Hebrew grammar called a gentilic noun. כְּנַעֲנִי: gentilic of כְּנַעַן ... -- Koehler, L., Baumgartner, W., Richardson, M. E. J., & Stamm, J. J. (1994–2000). In The Hebrew ...
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The Canaanite in Gen 12:6

“And the Canaanite was in the land” This is understood to refer to the Canaanite people as a group, not a specific individual. The term “Canaanite” in the Bible often refers to the inhabitants of the ...
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The Canaanite in Gen 12:6

"the Canaanite" is a Hebrew idiom meaning "Canaanites" generally. The Cambridge commentary says this: And the Canaanite was then in the land i.e. long before the conquest of ...
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Deeper contextual understanding of Isaiah 49:8 declaration that the Israelites will "inherit the desolate heritages"

This seems to say that Jesus will restore the desolate land of Israel. This could refer to the establishment of the nation of Israel in 1947, primarily due to the efforts of President Harry Truman ...
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Deeper contextual understanding of Isaiah 49:8 declaration that the Israelites will "inherit the desolate heritages"

The OP says "Isaiah 49:7-9 is a benevolent declaration to the mistreated Messiah." But - without denying this interpretation as a dual fulfillment - another way of looking at this prophecy ...
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What is the significance of '14 generations' in Matthew’s account of Jesus's genealogy?

Many of the answers given are quite good and useful. Niobius and Steve Can Help and John are very good answers indeed. I wouldn't bother to add but that for the oft repeated observation by the many ...
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