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What is the meaning of "is" in "He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love" in 1John 4v8? AV
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Statements of Identity Ordered by appearance in blueletterbible.org using NKJV and grouping some similarities. *Omitting references of Locality, his Lordship, his Super Hero Defending Attributes, ...

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What kind of oil did Jacob use to anoint the pillar in Genesis 28:18?
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The Kind of Oil Although possibly generic in usage. Brown-Driver-Briggs Under Subtitle 2. a. - suggests specifically: olive oil Wiktionary.org Under Hebrew Subtitle 2. - suggests specifically: ...

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In Romans 11:11, is Paul being literal?
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To really understand this passage lets work backwards The phrase "arouse them to jealousy" leads me to consider the nature of jealousy. Jealousy by Definition An unhappy or angry feeling of wanting ...

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Acts 20:28 variants, what are the six variants?
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Here are the variants That I see. Nestle GNT 1904, Westcott and Hort 1881, Westcott and Hort / [NA27 variants] προσέχετε ἑαυτοῖς καὶ παντὶ τῷ ποιμνίῳ, ἐν ᾧ ὑμᾶς τὸ Πνεῦμα τὸ Ἅγιον ἔθετο ἐπισκόπους, ...

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What are "spiritual songs" as mentioned in Eph 5: 19?
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Spiritual Songs Let's hear how Jesus said it. John 4:24 Greek NT: Nestle 1904 Πνεῦμα ὁ Θεός, καὶ τοὺς προσκυνοῦντας ἐν πνεύματι καὶ ἀληθείᾳ δεῖ προσκυνεῖν. Spirit the God, and those worshiping ...

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In Ezekiel 44:19 is the concern with not sanctifying the people or with not soiling their holy garments?
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The Answer given through the Prophet Haggai Haggai 2:12-13 NKJV 12 “If one carries holy meat in the fold of his garment, and with the edge he touches bread or stew, wine or oil, or any food, will it ...

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Sun and the stars—Why is Genesis 1:16 worded the way it is with regard to the sun and stars?
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What does Gen 1:16 really tell us? Lets focus in on the Hebrew word לְמֶמְשֶׁ֣לֶת this here is the Hebrew word that the KJV translated as "rule". And it is perfectly good for its translation for it ...

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In John 14:28, why does Jesus say the disciples would rejoice if they loved him?
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Why does Jesus say they would rejoice if the disciples had loved him? Paul explains this like this: But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things to come, He entered through the ...

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Matthew 17:20: Unbelief or Little Faith?
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They translate from the Greek word ὀλιγοπιστίαν From 3641 /olígos, "little in number, low in quantity" and 4102 /pístis, "faith". Occurs five times in the NT, each time with Jesus rebuking the ...

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Why "from whence" and not simply "whence"?
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First let's analyze one of the scriptures referenced. For ease I choose the first. 2 Samuel 1:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only) ויאמר לו דוד אי מזה תבוא ויאמר אליו ממחנה ישראל נמלטתי ויאמר - "...

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What is the Righteousness of God in Romans 1:17?
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This phrase "Righteousness of God." Is intended to indicate all three perspectives: The righteousness which characterizes God, the righteousness imparted by God to believers, and the justification ...

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Is the word "begotten" in John 3:16 of Authorized Version a problem that creates confusion when establishing the Deity of Christ?
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Letting the Word Teach Us Υἱὸν Huion - son Monogene uses the prefix Mono Mono (as stated from the dictionary) A combining form meaning “alone,” “single,” “one” (monogamy); specialized in some ...

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What do the words "meek & lowly" in Matthew 11:29 mean and how to achieve it?
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Meek and Lowly The Greek word translated as Meek is the word πραΰς praus: The word study states This difficult-to-translate root (pra-) means more than "meek." Biblical meekness is not weakness but ...

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why does God describe this cauldron as round all about?
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The Cubit The Cubit - From Encyclopedia Britannica The cubit was based on the length of the arm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger and was considered the equivalent of 6 palms or 2 spans. ...

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What does "mortal bodies" in Romans 8:11 mean?
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What does "mortal bodies" in Romans 8:11 mean? 1 Cor 15 39-49 NKJV 39 All flesh is not the same flesh, but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of animals, another of fish, and ...

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What is the best translation of κατὰ κεφαλῆς in 1 Cor 11:4?
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Translating κατὰ κεφαλῆς in 1 Cor 11:4 Historically the Greek, κατα κεφαλης εχων translates as "with his head covered" and this happens because of assumptions causing confusion that get straighten ...

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To cover, to remain concealed, or against the covering?
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To cover, to remain concealed, or against the covering The answer is none of the above. I spent eight years figuring this and here is how the conclusion came. It starts when 11 gets translated as 3 ...

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Who receives shame in 1 Corinthians 11:4?
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Who receives shame in 1 Corinthians 11:4 I spent many years coming to this conclusion. Therefore, I give my opportunity of showing the work. First lets start with the King James Version 1 ...

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1 Corinthians 13:10 - What does "The Perfect" Refer to?
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As one accomplished with the gift of Prophecy (in part) he is revealing this answer, and also how to explain it. May understanding rest upon those that receive (all of him). He shows me first to ...

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What does the word 'idols' mean in 1 John 5:21 and what exactly is idolatry?
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Only when complete context, and perspective of the Law get combined, can understanding of the reason for the comment about Idolatry Become understood. The Expression of Love vs. the Selfishness Will ...

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What does it mean to convict the world concerning righteousness?
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Sin and Righteousness and Judgment Learn how the knowledge of good and evil manifested sin. I didn't understand till I learned that knowledge meant discernment, that good meant function, an evil ...

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Who made the election in 1 Thessalonians 1:4? Election of what?
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1 Thessalonians 1:4 - Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550 εἰδότες ἀδελφοὶ ἠγαπημένοι ὑπὸ θεοῦ τὴν ἐκλογὴν ὑμῶν Knowing | brothers | beloved | by/of | God | the | election | of you Knowing, brethren ...

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2 Corinthians 8:1-14: When is willingness to give counted?
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The Answer Is So In The Question In 2nd Corinthians Paul says: "For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not. For I ...

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What, exactly, counts as a "vain repetition" (Matthew 6:7)?
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Προσευχόμενοι δὲ μὴ βαττολογήσητε, ὥσπερ οἱ ἐθνικοί δοκοῦσιν γὰρ ὅτι ἐν τῇ πολυλογίᾳ αὐτῶν εἰσακουσθήσονται (Matthew 6:7 Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550) What does βατταλογήσητε mean? 945 battologéō – ...

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Who is being addressed in Matthew 6:13?
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The problem occurs when Evil is not classified correctly. For there are two classifications. "The Knowledge of Good and Evil" in this classification Evil is used as meaning "Dysfunction" in ...

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The word 'believe' in John 3:15-16
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This is where much error has divided the Churches. So I want to give a thorough presentation so that confusion can actually end. The Answer outright can sound unbelievable, so a building of concepts ...

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In Acts 26:23 what does it mean that the Messiah will "proclaim light"?
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The Light Bringer Lets look at the part of Greek in question φῶς μέλλει καταγγέλλειν. φῶς (phōs) - light - This is the accusative noun, it receives the action of the verb. μέλλει (mellei) - he is to ...

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Do the birds who perch in the mustard tree have allegorical meaning?
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In the The Parable of the Sower Explained Mark 4:13 NKJV 13 And He said to them, “Do you not understand this parable? How then will you understand all the parables? We can see that he is setting ...

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Was it the first time that Eve saw the tree of good and evil in Genesis 3:7
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If you wanted the short answer She saw the tree earlier of Genesis 3:7 -> Genesis 3:6 When the woman saw that the tree ... She saw the tree for the first time in Genesis 3:7 -> Then the eyes of ...

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Is there a difference between “night” (לַיְלָה) and “evening” (עֶרֶב) in Hebrew?
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The Why In the Hebrew Calendar system the beginning of the new day starts at sundown. The same could ask why English uses day and noon. Noon represents the specific time of the day. Likewise ereb in ...

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