I read an account from a Rabbi that the arrangement of the Tribes around the Tabernacle Tent was according to Jewish Tradition related to Jacob who had a vision of the Angelic Armies of God in the Book of Genesis, Chapter 32:
 Jacob also went on the journey he had begun: and the angels of God met him.  And when he saw them, he said: These are the ...
In the book "New Testament in its world", by Michael Bird and N.T. Wright, one can read that ‘Theophilus’, whose name means ‘friend of God’, could be symbolic for everyone who seeks such friendship. But this is the hypothesis that they point as more likely
Yet it is more likely that Theophilus is actually Luke’s patron, sponsoring his literary ...
New International Version Jeremiah 19:5
They have built the high places of Baal to burn their children in the fire as offerings to Baal—
something I did not command or mention,
nor did it enter [H5927] my mind.
did it [ever] enter
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5927: To ascend, ...
What is the “it” in “those who find it are few” in Matt 7:14?
1/ "It" refers to the Kingdom of God: Acts 14:22 reads:
Acts 14:22 NET 22 They strengthened the souls of the disciples and
encouraged them to continue[b] in the faith, saying, “We must enter
the kingdom of God through many persecutions.”
2/ The "gate", refer to the ...