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Why does God refer to David as his Firstborn? Psalm 89:27

I want to say first, I really appreciate the full answer of Der Übermensch, fantastic answer and in harmony with not only the Bible's message but the intent of the text itself. I just wanted to ...
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In Matthew 24:38

Two Types of Marriage? The impetus of Jesus statement is not to differentiate between two actions, or two types of marriage; but to point to the fact that life times will be normal when the Second ...
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Does the Greek of Mat.24:31 and Mar.13:27 teach that the gathering of the elect is out of the earthy sphere unto the heavenly sphere of God's throne?

It’s an interesting question, but requires way more background to understand. Language in general is often ambiguous, requiring linguistic context and semantic domain, cultural context, historical ...
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Does the Greek of Mat.24:31 and Mar.13:27 teach that the gathering of the elect is out of the earthy sphere unto the heavenly sphere of God's throne?

Matthew 24:31 - The Greek of that verse does not say even a single word about where the elect might be taken TO. They are gathered, from all over. But there is no Greek about going TO anywhere else to ...
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Does the Greek of Mat.24:31 and Mar.13:27 teach that the gathering of the elect is out of the earthy sphere unto the heavenly sphere of God's throne?

Revised: No, and yes. It is very difficult to answer complex questions in this limited platform. Apocalyptic language is very figurative and symbolic. The use of "heaven" and "earth&...
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In Ezekiel 29:3, was the writer addressing the office of pharaoh in general?

The IVP's position on this issue is challenged by other commentaries that indeed see this prophecy as being directly personally toward Apries (Hophra). However, the term "Pharaoh King of Egypt&...
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Is the timeline of the stone in Daniel 2:34-44 defined?

The identification of the first four kingdoms in Nebuchadnezzar's dreamed statue should generally lack controversial arguments, except the fifth. These initial four kingdoms are typically understood ...
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Which covenant was confirmed "with the many"for one week? (Daniel 9:27)

I find myself in disagreement with all of the other answers I've read so far. The one making the covenant is NOT Jesus or any messiah. It is the polar opposite of the messiah, namely the king who ...
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Which covenant was confirmed "with the many"for one week? (Daniel 9:27)

Consider what Christ says in Mathew 24. He says, "When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him ...
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Does Matthew 10:23 impact the interpretation of Jesus' second coming?

The absence of a parallel context for Matthew 10:23 in the Synoptic Gospels necessitates interpreting it within the framework provided in Matthew chapter 10. Here, Jesus dispatches the twelve ...
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Does Matthew 10:23 impact the interpretation of Jesus' second coming?

Matthew 9:37-38 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Mathew 10:23 ...
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How does Revelation 2:28 relate to Revelation 22:16 and 2 Peter 1:19

The Book of Revelation addresses to the final judgment, that an individual who perceives the Morning Star (singular, my emphasis) may find it metaphorically representing their spiritual awareness and ...
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What is the significance of not putting the linen waistband in water in Jeremiah 13:1?

Wouldn't a new linen loincloth be starchy and stiff? Putting it in water would soften it, as well as making it cling/bind to the skin? Not sure on the prophetic meaning of it though. Perhaps to show ...
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