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The operative word here is STRONGS NT 4352: προσκυνέω. Thayer's Greek Lexicon 1 aorist προσεκύνησα; from Aeschylus and Herodotus down; the Sept. very often for הִשְׁתַּחֲוָה (to prostrate oneself); properly, to kiss the hand to (toward) one, in token of reverence: Herodotus 1, 134; (cf. K. F. Hermann, Gottesdienstl. Alterthümer d. Griech. § 21; especially ...


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Exactly the same question could be asked of other instances where we meet the same idea. Luke 1:17 - And he will go on before the Lord, in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the parents to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous--to make ready a people prepared for the Lord." 2 Kings 2:15 - The company of ...


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Here's the same issue with the temple: 27 “But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain you; how much less this house that I have built! 28 Yet have regard to the prayer of your servant and to his plea, O LORD my God, listening to the cry and to the prayer that your servant prays before you this day, 29 that ...


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Kings are not to be 'worshipped'. They are to be 'honoured'. 1 Peter 2:17. Fear God ; honour the king [KJV] But the wise men from the east worshipped when they saw Jesus : ... they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him ; [Matthew 2:11 KJV] Yet God warned the Magi in a dream (after worship) : And being warned of God ...


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Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him. They worshipped him as King of the Jews.


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The angel presents himself to Gideon as that angel that took them out of Egypt. EXODUS 23:21 Pay attention to him and listen to what he says. Do not rebel against him; he will not forgive your rebellion, since my Name is in him. This angel had Gods name ‘in him’. He spoke, as if he were God. Many believe this angel was a pre-incarnation of Jesus. But that ...


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The passage in Heb 3:7-11 quotes the Septuagint Passage of Ps 95:7-11. Here it is as translated from the standard Hebrew text: For He is our God, and we are the people of His pasture, the sheep under His care. Today, if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts as you did at Meribah, in the day at Massah in the wilderness, where your fathers tested and ...


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even if you do not believe the second stem of μονογενής is not from γεννάω (gennaō), but rather the noun γένος Kittle describes this use IV 737 as the only descendent from a man or a woman. This is in fact the only way the first three uses can be interpreted in the New Testament. Luke 7:12 Luke 8:42 and Luke 9:38. The two uses in Psalms if literalized to ...


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Of all the spiritual mysteries, perhaps the Holy Spirit is the most impenetrable. Through parables and analogies, Jesus teaches many spiritual truths and makes them accessible to our human mind: Jesus told the crowds all these things in parables; without a parable he told them nothing. 35 This was to fulfill what had been spoken through the prophet: “I will ...


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Metaphorical Language This is a metaphor, like that used by David, "I am poured out like water" (Psalm 22:14). If David can be "poured out," then so can the Holy Spirit be poured out, or fill something. The personality of the Spirit is clearly and unequivocally expressed in the New Testament; e.g. "But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, ...


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Essentially, Jesus asked the same question in Matthew 22:44, Mark 12:36; Luke 20:42–43 and successfully confounded the Jewish leaders! [For completeness, the two words in Ps 110:1 for Lord are different in the Hebrew which the English attempts to distinguish by the different capitalization; LORD = יְהוָֹה = YHWH; Lord = אָדוֹן = adon.] The assertions in ...


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At Judges 2:1 it clearly states the angel of the Lord stated, "I brought you up out of Egypt and led you into the land which I have "SWORN" to your fathers; and I said I will never break My covenant with you." This takes place at Exodus 20:2 says, "I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of ...


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At https://biblehub.com/judges/2-1.htm, 19 versions translate it as "the angel" and only 3 versions use "an angel". Interestingly, KJV has "an angel" and New KJV has "the Angel". Barnes' Notes on the Bible The angel of the Lord (not an angel). - The phrase is used nearly 60 times to designate the Angel of God's ...


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