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What is the difference (in the Hebrew) between 'sin' and 'sins' in Psalm 51:2 and Psalm 51:9?

The two words in question are: חַטָּאָה (khatta'ah) = "sin", feminine in Ps 51:2, & 3 [derived from the verb חָטָא (khata) "to miss, go wrong, sin"] חֵטְא (khet) = "sin&...
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What does the word אדֹנִי (adoni) mean throughout the Hebrew Bible?

Hebrew is a highly-complex language that uses an exceedingly complicated word-construction grammatical system, where words can have a number of different affixes (including prefixes, suffixes, and ...
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What does "through" mean in "sin came into the world through one man," Romans 5:12?

Short Answer: In the context of these verses, the term “through” (Greek: διά, dia) is used to indicate: the means or instrumentality by which something is accomplished. Strong's puts it this way: of ...
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What is the difference (in the Hebrew) between 'sin' and 'sins' in Psalm 51:2 and Psalm 51:9?

חַטָּאָה (Chattah) is feminine. חֵטְא (Cheit) is masculine. They are same word. However, in Hebrew nouns are gendered. Some nouns have both male and female forms. "Sin" is one of them. But ...
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Based on the entire use of "call on the name" throughout Scripture, what do saints in Bible times believe about Jesus whenever they call on His name?

It is true that to "call on the name of [XXX]" in the OT Hebrew idiom is to: recognize that entity as a god seek help from that entity, eg for salvation effectively to pray to the entity as ...
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Based on the entire use of "call on the name" throughout Scripture, what do saints in Bible times believe about Jesus whenever they call on His name?

Confining this to the Greek text of the New Testament, and using Young's Analytical Concordance of the A.V., I would just make a few points. The first is so elementary, I hesitate to mention it, but ...
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What does the word אדֹנִי (adoni) mean throughout the Hebrew Bible?

Response [Further to the responses provided by Dottard and Alex Balilo] As is obvious from the OP, the issue of “Adonai” and “adoni” revolves around Psalms 110:1. Let us analyze a few issues before ...
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Jesus Withdraws to the Mountain...Again? - John 6:15 (Confusion/Clarification)

I suggest that the question in your edit is part of the answer to your other questions. Physical evasion is a natural response to their attempt to seize him by force. It also helps to explain why the ...
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Jesus Withdraws to the Mountain...Again? - John 6:15 (Confusion/Clarification)

The answer to this question is informed by the record in the gospel of Luke: Luke 5:16 - But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. thus, the fact that Jesus withdrew to lonely places ...
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The word "prophesy" can refer to foretelling or forth telling, so does "the Branch" in the book of Zechariah refer a person in the future?

There are two "branch" prophecies in the book of Zechariah. If they have to do with with the coming of Zerubbabel - as I will argue - they deal with outcomes of current events. However, they ...
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What is the difference (in the Hebrew) between 'sin' and 'sins' in Psalm 51:2 and Psalm 51:9?

Different shades of meaning relating to "sin" continue throughout the psalm. I found this footnote in the NABRE instructive (Keep in mind that NABRE uses a different numbering system than ...
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What does the word אדֹנִי (adoni) mean throughout the Hebrew Bible?

It is well-known (see BDB) that the Hebrew word אָדוֹן ("Adon") has two important forms: אדֹנִֽי (Adoni) meaning a term of respect, "Lord", "Master", etc, eg, Gen 23:6, ...
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What does "through" mean in "sin came into the world through one man," Romans 5:12?

In Romans chapter 5 there are 17 uses of the word “through”, contrasting what comes through faith in Christ, through what he did and through the activity of the Holy Spirit– with what came through ...
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What does "through" mean in "sin came into the world through one man," Romans 5:12?

Genesis 2:25 depicts Adam and Eve felt no shame of their nakedness. However, their disobedience as recounted in Genesis 3:7, led to their sudden awareness of their nakedness. Throughout the Bible, ...
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What does "through" mean in "sin came into the world through one man," Romans 5:12?

Imagine: a tourist bus driver violates traffic rules and collides with another vehicle. The bus driver himself breaks limbs, but also all the tourist in the bus break their limbs. That is a good ...
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