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Why is Satan not mentioned again after Job 2:7?

why is Satan not mentioned at the end of the book of Job Summary: Satan appears as much as is needed in order to achieve the purpose of the book of Job. There are innumerable questions like this that ...
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Reconciling Ephesians 1:22 with 1 Corinthians 15:25—are all enemies under Jesus' feet?

This is simply a case of God decreeing things as done as if they are already evident. Whether we see a thing is irrelevant to whether it IS or not. What God says will be, will be - even if it is not ...
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Why is Satan not mentioned again after Job 2:7?

Why is Satan not mentioned again after Job 2:7? At the outset, it is important to bear in mind that Ha-Satan (השטן) in Hebrew means the Accuser. The interjection of Satan is a narrative device that ...
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What is the Kingdom of Satan? Matthew 12:26

The simplest way to understand the "Kingdom of Satan" (Luke 11:18, Matt 12:26, Mark 3:26etc) is as the opposite of the "Kingdom of God" (Luke 17:20, 12:28, Acts 8:12, etc). That ...
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Is John's vision of the second coming of Christ (Revelation 19:11-19) a fulfillment of Matthew 16:28?

Note the comments of Benson: Matthew 16:28. Verily, there be some standing here, &c. — And that you may not doubt that there shall be a day of judgment, when I shall come clothed with divine ...
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What is the "kingdom of God? "

The phrase "kingdom of God" occurs about 68 times in the GNT. It is a synonym of "the kingdom of heaven" which occurs about 32 times. Compare Matt 3:2, 4:17, 5:3, 10, 19, etc, ...
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What is the "kingdom of God? "

The Kingdom of God, and the Kingdom of Heaven are not synonyms - although there are numerous aspects which are fully applicable to both. Jesus tells Nicodemus that to enter the Kingdom of God, you ...
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Luke 13:28: are prophets already in the kingdom?

They cannot be yet, before Jesus' death and rising, because Jesus through but His crucifixion and resurrection healed the human nature and transferred it from death to life, and it is absurd to think ...
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In Matt, 6:10, it is implied that the kingdom, to come, will be on earth as it (already) is in heaven, by God's will. Who will be earthbound?

In Matt, 6:10, it is implied that the kingdom, to come, will be on earth as it (already) is in heaven, by God's will. Who will be earthbound? The Two Resurrection. The Christians scriptures give ...
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Reconciling Ephesians 1:22 with 1 Corinthians 15:25—are all enemies under Jesus' feet?

Both have a different context and meaning. Eph passage speaks of his dominion over all things, or everything is under his feet. But the other means the punishment of his enemies in the end under his ...
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Reconciling Ephesians 1:22 with 1 Corinthians 15:25—are all enemies under Jesus' feet?

Op's question, "Are all things put under Jesus' feet? Is it yet to happen?" Quite often God speaks of things as though they were. He knows the end from the beginning and scripture seems to ...
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Why is Satan not mentioned again after Job 2:7?

Background Job can be divided into seven primary sections: 1. Introduction (1:1-1:5) 2. Job's first test (1:6-1:22) 3. Job's second test (2:1-2:10) 4. Job, his friends, and Elihu (2:11-37:24) 5. YHVH'...
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Why is there a “Kingdom” note in Matthew 2:2?

Here are the simple facts: In Matt 2:2, the operative word is βασιλεύς = "king" In Luke 1:33 and 1 Cor 15:24, the operative word is βασιλεία = "kingdom, sovereignty, royal power". ...
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Why the added 'rise up' in Mark 3:26

The first phrase in the Greek is of Mark 3:26 is: καὶ εἰ ὁ Σατανᾶς ἀνέστη ἐφ' ἑαυτὸν καὶ ἐμερίσθη ... = "and if Satan rose up against himself ..." The highlighted verb is ἀνίστημι (...
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What is the Kingdom of Satan? Matthew 12:26

First - the word ‘kingdom’ comes from the Greek ‘basileia’. And the meaning of this is crucial in assisting understanding. It means “authority”, that is … ‘not to be confused with an actual kingdom ...
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What is the Kingdom of Satan? Matthew 12:26

This Kingdom of Satan is equivalent to the Kingdom of Darkness. It consists of: Principalities Powers Rulers of the darkness of this world Spiritual wickedness in high places Eph. 6:12
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What is the "kingdom of God? "

"Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you." - Luke 17:21 "Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. ...
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What is the "kingdom of God? "

In the letter to the Romans, Paul gives the definition of the kingdom of God: for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. (Romans 14:17) ...
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What is the "kingdom of God? "

What is the “Kingdom of God?” In short, the Kingdom of God is the government that Jehovah God has established in heaven. Most Christians are familiar with the Lord's Prayer, or Our Father, in which ...
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Is Matthew 11:12 stating kingdom of heaven is associated with exciting and meaningful eventfulness?

Is Matthew 11:12 stating Kingdom of Heaven is associated with exciting and meaningful eventfulness? Matthew 11:12 [KJV] "And from the days of John the Baptist until now the Kingdom of Heaven ...
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In Matt, 6:10, it is implied that the kingdom, to come, will be on earth as it (already) is in heaven, by God's will. Who will be earthbound?

In Matt, 6:10, it is implied that the kingdom, to come, will be on earth as it (already) is in heaven, by God's will. Who will be earthbound? PARADISE on Earth as opposed to Heaven: While growing up ...
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Is John's vision of the second coming of Christ (Revelation 19:11-19) a fulfillment of Matthew 16:28?

The fulfillment of Mat 16: 28 The Lord was talking to his disciples so the words "there be some of you" referred to some of the disciples that were present and after six days Mat17:1 the ...
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Matthew 21:31: Does "go" imply an action happening at the time of speaking?

First, in Matt 21:31, there is no verb "to go"; the operative verb here is προάγω (Proago) made of two other Greek words, "pro" = before; and "ago" = to proceed. Thus, ...
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Matthew 21:31: Does "go" imply an action happening at the time of speaking?

The word translated go in Matt. 21:31 is προάγουσιν. It's lexical meaning is: προάγωa: to go prior to someone else’s going—‘to go prior to, to go away beforehand.’ εὐθὺς ἠνάγκασεν τοὺς μαθητὰς αὐτοῦ ...
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Luke 13:28: are prophets already in the kingdom?

Are Abraham, Isaac and Jacob already in the Heavenly Kingdom? (Heb. 11:9 & 16 & 39 CEV) "Because Abraham had faith, he lived as a stranger in the promised land. He lived there in a tent, ...
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