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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?

Concerning the question of the meaning of "prophesy" in the Hebrew Bible - see appendix below. Concerning "The Branch", this is a recurring theme in the latter OT prophets, always ...
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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?

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

In Psalm 51:1-4, David focused towards confessing his sin to God, as verse 4 clearly stated, "Against thee, thee only, have I sinned". While the term 'sin' in verse 2 may serve as a ...
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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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What does the word אדֹנִי (adoni) mean throughout the Hebrew Bible?

The word adoni means ( my lord). The term [adoni] has never been used to refer to God in the bible. God is never addressed as adoni. The title adoni is for someone who is explicitly not God as the ...
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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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In 2 Timothy 2:15 what is meant by "rightly dividing the word of truth"?

2 Timothy 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. The last phrase of this passage has eluded all Christian ...
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Why were Japhetic peoples the only ones to be described as gentiles in the table of nations? Genesis 10:5?

Paul, who was NOT an Apostle of Jesus, but a called and very important preacher of the Gospel after Jesus' resurrection and ascension, believing he was the Apostle to the Gentiles (Acts 9:15). He, ...
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In Matthew 24:3 how should Συντέλεια be translated?

How should Synteleia (Gk.) be Translated? In examining the modern translations into English we find: End of the age / consummation (NASB)End of the world / end of the age (NLT)End of the age (NIV) ...
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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?

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 does "through" mean in "sin came into the world through one man," Romans 5:12?

The reason that Paul chose the word through instead of because was for poetic and reasons of it sounded more sophisticated rather than repeating the word because within every idea. Changing through to ...
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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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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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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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Question regarding “baptism for the remission of sins” in Acts 2:38

I do think that all of scripture should be considered here. If one excuse for baptism being necessary is because Jesus was baptised, then Jesus was baptised by John's baptism unto repentance. Someone ...
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What does the "rod of an almond tree" in Jer 1:11 refer to?

Moreover the word of the Lord came to me, saying, “Jeremiah, what do you see?” And I said, “I see a branch of an almond tree.” Then the Lord said to me, “You have seen well, for I am ready to perform ...
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What does the phrase "a little while,and ye shall see me"refer to in John 16:16

Not see Me, then see Me! This was indeed a mysterious Riddle posed by Jesus to His disciples! One that they did not have the slightest clue to solving. Was Jesus referring to (a) His soon Death and ...
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What is the "lattice" (heb: arubbah) described at Genesis 8:2 and is it connected to the "bands" (heb: aguddah) described at Amos 9:6?

What is the "lattice" (heb: arubbah) described in Genesis 8:2? The questioner elucidates - Arubbah literally means "lattice windows" (or windows in the lattice). It can be ...
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What is the connection between 'ἐκληρώθημεν προορισθέντες' in Ephesians 1:11

In Eph 1:11 "Inheritance" and "predestined" occur "in him". Ephesians 1:4 "he chose us [to be] in him before the foundation of the world," My bracket. Being ...
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Can usage of Θεὸς in Luke 20:38 support the translation of Θεὸς as "God" and not "a god" in John 1:1?

The language here designates Jesus as God. The Word was God, and the Word became flesh and dwelt among us. This has been the belief of the church from the beginning of the Christian faith, confirmed ...
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