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What did Jesus mean when he asked "If then David doth call him lord, how is he his son?

Answer Jesus meant He is greater than David. Jesus said He is “greater than the Temple” (Mat 12:6); “greater than Jonah” (verse 41); and “greater than Solomon” (verse 42). He is greater than even ...
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What did Jesus mean when he asked "If then David doth call him lord, how is he his son?

τῷ Δαυιδ ψαλμός εἶπεν ὁ κύριος τῷ κυρίῳ μου κάθου ἐκ δεξιῶν μου ἕως ἂν θῶ τοὺς ἐχθρούς σου ὑποπόδιον τῶν ποδῶν σου τῷ Δαυιδ ψαλμός εἶπεν ὁ κύριος τῷ κυρίῳ μου κάθου ἐκ δεξιῶν μου ἕως ἂν θῶ τοὺς ...
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What did Jesus mean when he asked "If then David doth call him lord, how is he his son?

The simple answer is that the promised Messiah, Jesus Christ is ALL of the following - The Son of God, John 1:34, 1 John 4:15, 5:10, 20, 13, etc The Son of Man, Mark 14:21, 62, Luke 9:26, John 12:34, ...
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What did Jesus mean when he asked "If then David doth call him lord, how is he his son?

נְאֻ֤ם יְהוָ֨ה׀ לַֽאדֹנִ֗י (from Ps 110:1, BHS2003) The LORD [YHWH] said to my lord, (in Psalm 110:1, JPS1985) Note when my Lord refers to God it is usually אֲדֹנָי֙. When referring to a man, my ...
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Was Jesus referring to Dan. 9:24 in Matt. 18:21, 22?

God uses numbers constantly. His number is perfect = 7. Completeness is seen in the bible as number 10 (10 commandments etc). To say 7x10 would be to say = perfect completeness. To say 7x70 would ...
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Was Christ's statement in John 8:24 a claim of deity, and why would the Jews follow-up with "Who are you?" (8:25)?

The King James translation writes, “I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins” and “Then said Jesus unto them, When ye ...
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Was Jesus referring to Dan. 9:24 in Matt. 18:21, 22?

I'm afraid the answer is "No". The term "seventy-seven" in Daniel 9:24 ought to be interpreted literally, especially considering the explicit starting point mentioned in the ...
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Did the Jews expect the Messiah to be the Son of God? Matthew 26:63

I will provide a minority report. The answer is no. The Jews did not generally expect the Messiah to be the Son of God. Other answers, with the notable exception of @חִידָה, have shown that this title ...
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