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Did Sargon Ever Conquer Egypt?

No, Assyria only conquered Egypt in 673 BC under Esarhaddon, but the mention of Sargon is to precisely date when the oracle was given, not when it was fulfilled. In the fulfillment of the oracle, ...
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Did Sargon Ever Conquer Egypt?

Prophesy is often a kind of warning. Many of them were seen to happen in a much later time such as the destruction of Jerusalem by prophets Micah 150 years before; and king Antiochus IV Epiphanes ...
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Psalm 68:4 - Does it contain a Beth Essentiae?

The second clause of Psalms 68:4 (68:5 in the MT): סֹלּוּ לָרֹכֵב בָּעֲרָבוֹת בְּיָהּ שְׁמוֹ וְעִלְזוּ לְפָנָיו is my favorite verse in Psalms, a reminder of my youth, written on the entranceway to ...
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In Acts 13:34, what are the "sure mercies of David" and how do they relate to the Messiah?

This is a very good commentary on this subject. There is one thing that you might want to know. Jesus Christ will not return to a non-existent throne. The prophecies that David would never lack a man ...
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Isaiah 27:1 Why does the Leviathan need to be punished?

When the Bible just mentions "Leviathan" without any definition -- like the mention of "stork", etc -- then it assumes the reader knows what is being referred to. So we should look ...
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Isaiah 27:1 Why does the Leviathan need to be punished?

Isaiah has a different viewpoint from Job. Also from Genesis 1.21, where the sea monsters are described as a "good" creation of God. Similarly, Ps. 104 presents Leviathan as God's creation: &...
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In Luke 4:19 what year did Jesus announce was the "acceptable year of the Lord"?

The acceptable year of the Lord, referred to the Jubilee Year proclaimed in Leviticus 25:8-17. The Jubilee Year was liked a reset button. Whatever inequality developed in the previous 49 years, would ...
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What are the instances in the Bible of God offering signs to people?

The way you asked the question I assume you mean when did God initiate (offer) the sign rather than a man or woman first asking for it. That would eliminate Gideon since he asked for the sign. I ...
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Who is speaking in Isaiah 7:13 ... "And he said..."

The Jewish Publication Society's 1985 Hebrew Bible has: וַיֹּאמֶר שִׁמְעוּ־נָ֖א בֵּית דָּוִ֑ד הַמְעַ֤ט מִכֶּם֙ הַלְא֣וֹת אֲנָשִׁים כִּי תַלְא֖וּ גַּם אֶת־אֱלֹהָֽי׃ “Listen, House of David,” [Isaiah] ...
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What is "the everlasting covenant" of Isaiah 24:5?

Since Isaiah 24 seems to address all of mankind, not just the Israelites, I believe we need to look at the time God referred to the everlasting covenant He made with all of humanity. We need to look ...
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The Latin word lucifer in the Vulgate

The truth is, the word “Lucifer” means “Light bringer” or “Light Bearer”, and indeed this is a title reserved for Jesus. For centuries, the Church used this word to refer to Jesus. There are psalms ...
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Isiah 34:14 - Significance of Lillith reference

Most English Bible versions translate the Hebrew word "lilith" as "screech owl", "night creature", "night bird", "night monster", or "nocturnal ...
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Isiah 34:14 - Significance of Lillith reference

The N.E.T. notes for Isaiah 34:14 point out: The precise meaning of לִּילִית (lilit) is unclear, though in this context the word certainly refers to some type of wild animal or bird. The word appears ...
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What are the "briars and thorns" in Isaiah 27:4?

I think briars and thorns represent vain thoughts. In Hebrew, these would be called "imaginations" - yetser, יֵ֫צֶר. I recommend a word study of yetser. Genesis 6:5–6 (KJV 1900) And GOD saw ...
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What are the "briars and thorns" in Isaiah 27:4?

Briars and thorns first appear in Isaiah chapter 5, it reads (NIV) 3 “Now you dwellers in Jerusalem and people of Judah, judge between me and my vineyard. 4 What more could have been done for my ...
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Who are the “elders” in Isaiah 24:23?

Ibn Ezra - Commentary on [Isaiah 24:23] regarding זְקֵנָיו Zeqenav:"His-Elders" (those with זְקָנִים Beards) : "those that remain faithful to God. According to others this passage refers to ...
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Who are the “elders” in Isaiah 24:23?

I imagine it's the same heavenly Elders discussed by John who sit around The Throne: Revelation 4:2-4 At once I was in the Spirit, and behold, a throne stood in heaven, with one seated on the throne. ...
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In Isaiah 19:16-25, we have a future scenario for Egypt. The 19th verse refers to an 'altar' and also a 'pillar'. What could these be in reference to?

It has become obvious to me that I needed to answer my own Q. So, in light of resurrected interest, brought about by the recent bounty offered by @Gremosa, I present the following: . What are some of ...
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Is the sign in Isaiah 66:19 the Holy Spirit?

Some said the book of Isaiah is a mini Bible. Though I don't take this view very seriously, but chapter 66 indeed feeling like the last chapters of revelation, seeing "the new heaven and the new ...
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In Isaiah 19:16-25, we have a future scenario for Egypt. The 19th verse refers to an 'altar' and also a 'pillar'. What could these be in reference to?

Altars are regularly a place of sacrifice and/or covenant in Jewish writing. Many scholars see this as a description of a temple to be built in Egypt. The previous verses contain prophecies of doom ...
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Is the sign in Isaiah 66:19 the Holy Spirit?

This passage refers to many parallels. Books of the Prophets The larger passage in Isaiah reads 66:17-21 Those who sanctify and purify themselves to go into the gardens, following one in the midst, ...
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Does anyone have insight into the Hebrew idiom; "Prince of Peace?

I'm afraid the question is asking for information that doesn't exist, and so no answer is going to satisfy the questioner. "Prince of peace" can only be called a "Hebrew idiom" in ...
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