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Is Jesus called YHWH in Joel 2:32/Romans 10:13?

In the old testament (and in many ANE cultures), "name" was a synecdoche for the person, but with the connotation that this is the mechanism by which the person was known. In modern English, ...
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Is it corruption of the LXX for adding Deut 32:43 or of the Masoretic for lacking it as quoted in Hebrews 1:6?

As the OP correctly notes, Hebrews 1:6: ὅταν δὲ πάλιν εἰσαγάγῃ τὸν πρωτότοκον εἰς τὴν οἰκουμένην, λέγει Καὶ προσκυνησάτωσαν αὐτῷ πάντες ἄγγελοι θεοῦ. (Westcott and Hort) And again, when he ...
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Where did James get the idea that breaking one commandment means breaking all?

The short answer to OP's question regarding the teaching in James 2:10: Is it in the torah? is: "No". A much longer answer discusses James's teaching as derived from Jesus (depending on Douglas ...
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Why did Jesus use the words "You have heard that it was said...?"

In the temptation story, Jesus is quoting a scripture passage, introduced by the words "It is written." The focus at that point is Jesus acknowledging the truth and authority of God's word. He is ...
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Who are the two “Lords” in Acts 2:34?

In Hebrew, the first "Lord" is Yahweh (God's name), and the second "Lord" really means Lord. So the text is "Yahweh said to my Lord." The way Peter uses the words in Acts 2:34 seems to indicate that ...
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Is John 8:58 an allusion to Psalm 90:2 LXX?

It certainly apears that John 8:58 is an allusion to Psa. 90:2 since both share the same syntax.1 Both Meyer2 and De Wette3 refer to Psa. 90:2 in their commentary on John 8:58. On his notes of Psa. 90:...
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Where is what Luke 24:46, 1Cor 15:4 states written in Heb Bible that Christ would rise from the dead on the Third Day?

"it is written" refers to the OT as there was no NT yet. Matthew 12:39-40 An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign will be given except the sign of the prophet ...
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What does Romans 10 have to do with Deuteronomy 30?

The Idea in Brief In both passages (in Deuteronomy and Romans) the "Word of God" is what saves man. According to the Christian New Testament, this same "Word of God" was in direct reference to Jesus ...
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Understanding the appropriation of Psalm 22:2 in the Gospel crucifixion accounts

Matthew 27:46: ܘܠܐܦܝ ܬܫܥ ܫܥܝܢ ܩܥܐ ܝܫܘܥ ܒܩܠܐ ܪܡܐ ܘܐܡܪ ܐܝܠ ܐܝܠ ܠܡܢܐ ܫܒܩܬܢܝ Around (in the surface, face of) the ninth hour (3 o'clock in Roman time), Jesus yelled in a loud voice, saying "...
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In John 13:23-25, is Jesus reclining at dinner cuddling with "the disciple that he loved" an intentional dismissal of Leviticus 18:22?

The question in a sense has no answer because it contains an incorrect premise - that Jesus and John were 'cuddling'. As Benson says, "This phrase only expresses the then customary posture at ...
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Is Jesus called YHWH in Joel 2:32/Romans 10:13?

Several modern versions do capitalize Lord in Rom 10:13 such as NLT, NKJV, LSV, etc. This is somewhat justified as the Rom 10:13 passage is unambiguously referencing Joel 2:32 as the OP has correctly ...
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How can Ephesians 4:8 be a quote/translation of Psalms 68:18?

1. Question Restatement: In Eph. 4:8, Why does Paul translate Ps 68:18 ("to Take") - using the exact opposite term: ἔδωκεν ("to Give")? In Psalms 68:18, לָקַ֣חְתָּ is translated into Greek, as: ...
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What does "The LORD said to my Lord" mean in Psalm 110?

This is a messianic vision, and David is primarily concerned here with Christ and his place with God, and his Priesthood Authority. I see the first part of your question as having two elements. ...
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Where did James get the idea that breaking one commandment means breaking all?

James explains the reasoning employed in verse 10 in the immediately following verses: For he who said, "Do not commit adultery," also said, "Do not murder." Now if you do not commit adultery ...
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Where did James get the idea that breaking one commandment means breaking all?

James got the idea that "if you break one commandment, you break them all", right from Scripture of course. Cursed be he that confirmeth not all the words of this law to do them. And all the people ...
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In what way has God been found by "those who did not seek" him (Romans 10:20)?

Romans 10:19 But I say, did Israel not know? First Moses says: "I will provoke you to jealousy by those who are not a nation, I will move you to anger by a foolish nation." 20 But Isaiah is very bold ...
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What scripture is the author of 1 Tim 5:18 referencing?

The comment of the Apostle Paul that “The worker deserves his pay” appears to have been the prevailing interpretation of this verse according to the oral traditions of the Jews during the First ...
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In 1 Corinthians 7:8, is Paul intentionally undoing Genesis 2:18?

Then the LORD God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” (Genesis 2:18) [ESV] ויאמר יהוה אלהים לא־טוב היות האדם לבדו אעשה־לו עזר כנגדו "Helper&...
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Psalm 34:20 applied to Jesus' crucifixion

The question and the answers suffers from the assumption that the Psalms are prophecy, rather than statements of fact or faith, and also from the inconvenience that in context, Christologic ...
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Is there an allusion to Psalm 22 in John 19:30, ‘It is finished’?

"It is finished" The finished in v.28 "all was now finished", is the same Gr. telein as in v.30. Acc. to R.E. Brown1, this "has the connotation of completion as well as that ...
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To which scriptures of "the prophets" does Acts 10:43 refer?

The phrase πάντες οἱ προφῆται = pantes hoi prophētai ("all the prophets") is distinctively and only used in the writings by Luke: Luke 11:50; 13:28; 24:27; Acts 3:18; and here in the verse of interest,...
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When Jesus asked for a miracle to be kept secret, was he fulfilling any specific scriptures?

When Jesus asked for a miracle to be kept secret, was he fulfilling any specific scriptures? His humble approach fulfilled the prophetic words of Isaiah. Isaiah 42:1-2 (NASB) God’s Promise ...
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Does Hebrews 1:1-2 teach that Jehovah in the OT is always the Father?

Background According to Murray J. Harris, the reader must assume the writer of Hebrews did not mean ὁ θεός ("God"): When (ὁ) θεός is used, we are to assume that the NT writers have in mind ὁ πατήρ ...
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Where is what Luke 24:46, 1Cor 15:4 states written in Heb Bible that Christ would rise from the dead on the Third Day?

Jesus says in verse 44 of the same chapter : These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in ...
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