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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 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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Why does Jesus quote Zechariah 13:7?

You are correct, the Zechariah passage talks about the killing of false leaders, the shepherd, and the scattering of the followers, the sheep. Jesus is using the principle of sheep scattering when the ...
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Hebrews 13:5 quotes God saying he would never leave nor forsake us. Where is the original quote?

Heb 13:5 is a partial quote from Deut 31:8. "And the LORD, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed.”
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Who is the author of Hebrews quoting in Hebrews 10:38?

The Hebrew Is Sufficient Citing Scripture was a lot less formal in ancient times than it is in scholarly circles in modern times. People knew most of the Scriptures by heart, and in teaching and ...
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Does Paul allude to the context of Psalm 19:4 in Romans 10:18?

Paul is a quintessential Jew in his understanding of the Gospel is rooted in the Jewish system. Therefore to understand his state here and anywhere towards the Jews concerning the Gospel this must be ...
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Does τὸν ὄντα correspond to יהוה in Wisdom 13:1?

Yes, this text almost certainly draws on Exodus 3:14. While the reference is unique within the Book of Wisdom, it is not unique among contemporary Greek Jewish literature. To clarify the question/...
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In 2 Corinthians 6:16-18 why does Paul omit the references to the promised land?

NIV splits these verses into three separate quotes, and a number of possible references are listed in the notes for each. But these appear to be a mash-up of a couple of verses, rather than a direct ...
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Is Luke 18:18 alluding to Exodus 2:2?

I don't see how a child of three months can be called 'good' in a moral sense. The Septuagint, in Exodus 2:2, Luke in Acts 7:20 and the writer to Hebrews, in 11:23, all use the Greek word αστειος, ...
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Is the "lambkin" of Revelation 13:11 the "little horn" of Daniel 7:8?

No. It is essential to count the kingdoms that Daniel 7 lists, and to stay with the context. The word "beast" in Daniel 7 is from Strong's Heb. 2432, and is the same meaning as in Rev. 13. As ...
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Why did Jesus use the words "You have heard that it was said...?"

There is not any meaningful or any significant difference for in both cases the same reality of God's word is referred to. The Holy Scripture was customarily read aloud in synagogues, thus "you have ...
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Is Luke 21:24 an allusion to Daniel 7:25?

Yes, Luke 21:24, "the trodding down of Jerusalem" is from the prophesy of Daniel 7:25. It does not "allude" to it, as an "allusion" is a passing or casual reference that implies indirect similarity. ...
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