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Questions dealing with the Bible. These can include interpretations of passages, locations of subject matter, and origins of books (including author, date, purpose, etc).
291 times. Genesis 16:7 The angel of the LORD found Hagar near a spring in the desert; it was the spring that is beside the road to Shur. Genesis 16:6-8 (in Context) Genesis 16 (Whole Chapter) Genesis 16:9 Then the angel of the LORD told her, "Go back to your mistress and submit to her." Genesis...
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139 times. Genesis 3:3 but God did say, 'You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.' "Genesis 3:2-4 (in Context) Genesis 3 (Whole Chapter)Genesis 20:6Then God said to him in the dream, "Yes, I know you did this with a clear...
Elijah - see 1Kings 18:46
A:   We can not really say where the Epistle of James was written.  Tradition holds that it was written by James the brother of Jesus,  in which case it must have been written before his death in the  early sixties, probably in or around Jerusalem. However, only the  most conservative...
In general the thing it talks about every verse is Jesus Christ. It also talks about how we should live and what we should to do if we want to have peace in our lives and in the next life.
 The sacrament of holy orders is conferred in three ranks of clergy:  bishops, priests, and deacons.   Bishops (episcopoi) have the care of multiple congregations and  appoint, ordain, and discipline priests and deacons. They sometimes  appear to be called "evangelists" in the New Testament....
John ate locust and wild honey and he wore a sheepskin gown. He told people to repent and be baptised.
When you are young, God blesses you with physical strength, not tobe used in unproductive living. But rather using your God givenstrength to be a good worker, love your parents as you help them tothe best of your ability. Forsake riotous living, and enjoy whatGod gives your strength for. Such as...
Ephesians 1:1 is a greeting from Paul to the church and saints in  Ephesus. Paul calls them "faithful in Christ Jesus" in this verse.
Following Jesus means that you believe in him heartily and accept  that you are a sinner, and sharing his mission means you spread the  good news
The writers - James Dearness Hogarth, Sacha Skarbek and James  Blount....
I could be wrong, but I believe that it's in reference to the  angels who guard the tree of eternal life.
Acts 7:38 in the King James Version, tells of Moses being "in  the church in the wilderness," that is among the congregated nation  of Israel. In another instance the Scriptures state "a bitter  persecution started against the church," referring to the community  of Christians in Jerusalem. ...
Psalms is the most-read book of the Bible and it's the one Jesus  quotes most often.
Some scholars have dated Jesus' ministry beginning in 27 AD and  ending in 31 AD. The Good Samaritan parable was during these dates.
The Guardians that you may be referring to are found at Genesis  3:24 which reads, "So he drove the man out, and he posted at the  east of the garden of E′den the cherubs and the flaming blade of a  sword that was turning continuously to guard the way to the tree of  life."   These Angels;...
David    Answer:    Acts 9:4, 5 - Then he fell to the ground, and  heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you  persecuting Me?" 5 And he said, "Who are You, Lord?" Then  the Lord said, "I am Jesus, whom you are  persecuting. It is hard for you to kick against the  goads." ...
The tribal arrangement in Israel was based on descent from the 12  sons of Jacob. These twelve family heads produced the "twelve  tribes of Israel." Two Tribes made up the Northern Kingdom of  Isarel, Judah and Benjamin. The other 10 Tribes made up the  Southern Kingdom of Israel. 1 Kings 11:29...
In Hebrew merciful means רַחוּם In Greek merciful means εύσπλαχνος
that it is the word of god and the proof given is that god declared it to be so and where if you ask,the answer is "in the bible" and as god doesn't tell lies you must believe it si the word of god That the world is flat and it's the sun that revolves around the Earth.
John was a disciple of Jesus. As time went on Jesus, changed John's name to Mark. Just as he did with Simon of Jonas; He change his name to Peter.
Apparently, this is an 'urban myth' which originated from attempts  to somehow make gambling 'biblical.' My research on this topic  yielded the following 'best answer':   "The four card suits that we know today - Hearts, Diamonds, Spades,  and Clubs - are a French design from the 15th century,...
With its variants in the King James Version (KJV), Zaccur, Zacher,  Zechariah, Zachariah, that would be 'Zacharias.' In the Hebrew  First Covenant Scriptures (Tanakh) that name is simply 'ZekharYah';  and in the Aramaic Renewed Covenant Scriptures (Brith Kadasha),  'ZakharYah.'
The oldest complete copy of the Old Testament is the CodexLeningradensis, dated about 1010 CE. Another mostly complete copyis the Septuagint, which is a Greek translation from about 247 to117 BCE. Then The Masoretic Texts are dated circa 500-1000 CE.
'Go and completely destroy those wicked people, the Amalekites;  make war on them until you have wiped them out.' 19 Why did you not  obey the LORD? Why did you pounce on the plunder and do evil in the  eyes of the LORD?" 20 "But I did obey the LORD," Saul said. "I went  on the mission the LORD...
pernicious basically means sinful or destructive.
you should look in a bible Answer 2 A quick look at the names of the sacred Jewish books implies thatthey constitute the O.T. and are the same thing. However, there are some important differences. One difference isthat the Jewish Bible (the Tanakh) is only in the original Hebrew.Any translation is,...
No it doesn't say Noah lived in Ur. I believe you're thinking of Abra(ha)m.
The 1960 Valera Biblia listed these children of King David(Rey  David) : Amnon, Nathan, Quileab, Shobab, Ibhar, Elishama, Eliada,  Jerimot, Itream, Sheptias, Elephelet, Jafia, Nefeg, Samua, Elisua,  Nogah, and Saloman, who would be King. I found one daughter, Tamar.  Feliz Dia de Gracias!
Mark 5:41: and he ( Jesus ) took the little girl by the hand (NIV)  ...and said, " Little girl, I say to you arise." This is an  allegory of Jesus raising the dead.
Matthew was a "Tax Collector" See Below for more:   (Mat′thew) [probably a shortened form of the Heb.  Mattithiah, meaning "Gift of Jehovah"].  A Jew, otherwise known as Levi, who became an apostle  of Jesus Christ and the writer of the Gospel bearing his name. He  was the son of a certain...
Isaiah was the considered the first prophet and he was the one who  left us with the prophecy of the coming and crucifixion of Jesus so  basically his whole book was a summary of the entire Bible. Isaiah  is far from a "miniature". His preaching saved Jerusalem from  destruction! As a matter of...
The word "Vision" appears 55 times in the KJV. I won't name all the scriptures but I can name a few. Daniel 9:24Habakkuk 2:2,3Acts 16:9,10Isaiah 1:1Genesis 15:1Daniel 7:2Daniel 8:2Mathew 17:9Revelation 9:17Numbers 12:6Hope this helped.
It was originally written in Hebrew.
I believe in one of the four gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John) we are referred to as sheep and He [God] is our shepherd.See also: What are some examples of metaphors in the Bible? Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_some_examples_of_metaphors_in_the_Bible#ixzz26vwfifkJ
In Judaism it is called Bereshit Elohim. Before Christianity books  of the Old Testament ( Tanakh ) were just called by the fist couple  words. Bereshit Elohim is Hebrew for In the beginning God...
In Judaism, the earliest manuscripts were the prophetic books thatwere written by the prophets themselves. At the death of each ofthe prophets, the original manuscript was deposited with theSanhedrin, which was the high court of Torah-sages in the Templepremises. This is why the first Torah-scroll,...
That would be hard to say. Jesus stood on a mount to deliver His  "Sermon On The Mount". Pictures depict early church fathers on a  high platform so that they could be heard better.
Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist was said to be mute until  asked what he wanted his son's name to be Luke 5:1-75
The RSV, the Catholic version being the rsv-ce (catholic edition). This is the primary English Catholic translation. Another accepted is the older Douay-Rheims (1609).For Protestants, there is no real set upon translations. Some churches still prefer to only use the King James Version (the AV) , or...
Protestants use a Bible with 39 books in the Old Testament.
Haiti, Darfur, Afganastan... Answer: Abraham Maslow set up a hierarchic theory of needs. This was a hierarchy of five levels of basic needs which are summarized as: Survival Needs: Food, shelter, warmth, medical careSafety Needs: The need for securitySocial Need: A need for love, belonging and human...
It includes a little waterproof vibrator, a DVD, a sample of some lube-y gel and a cock ring. :)
According to www.BibleGateway.com (http:/www.biblegateway.com/versions/King-James-Version-KJV-Bible), "In 1604, King James I of England authorized that a new translation of the Bible into English be started. It was finished in 1611, just 85 years after the first translation of the New Testament into...
Eli was a Priest and Judge of Israel; his sons were Phinehas and  Hophni. He put his sons above God, because Eli would not control  them. God cursed Eli's descendants with short lives. See I Samuel  2;12-36 for this interesting story regarding consequences for  disobedience to God.
If this is in regard to the last plague God would visit upon the  Pharoh and Egypt, to kill Egypt's firstborn, then let us visit  Exodus 12. God tells Moses to protect their firstborn to slaughter  a lamb, and using hyssop to paint the top plate and sides of their  doors with the blood so that...
several people: A Pharisee Luke 7:36 Luke 14: unnamed host,etal
In Greek mythology Cadmus was the founder and fist king of Thebes.  There is no one in the Bible, as far as I know named Cadmus.
The fire in the bush without the bush being consumed symbolizes thedivine holiness which is inherent to the nature of God. When Mosescame near the bush, the voice of the Lord spoke to him and told himto remove his shoes, for the ground on which he was standing washoly ground. Fire as a metaphor of...
Jesus Christ or Christ means that Jesus is the Christ, the Anointed one, the Messiah, the Son of God. It means that Jesus is more than just a man, He is God Almighty in Human form. It also means that the Roman Cesar was just an ordinary man and that the Cesar (Tiberius at the time) would have to bow...
By doing what the bible says and putting it into practice. (Luke 6)
There were five recognized in the Old Testament : Miriam, Micah  6:4; Deborah, Judges 4:4; Huldah, II Kings 22:14, and II Chronicles  34: 22-28; Noadiah, Nehemiah 6:14, and Isaiah's wife, Isaiah 8:3.  For some reason her name was omitted. The New Testament recognize  five prophetesses: Annah,...
In the first conquest of Israel, Joshua was their leader against  the Cannenites. It is said Joshua was Moses' aide. Joshua's time  period was around 1355-1245 BC. You can learn more in the Old  Testament, its sixth book, " Joshua".
The exact phrase 'Fear not' occurs over 62 times in the Bible, and similar phrases like 'Fear ye not' even more times. Because of this, it would be best to go to the site which has a link below, and search.
That would be Adam in the story of creation in Genesis.
A proverb is a few lines saying based on common sense and practical  sense regarding life experiences. They are usually a metaphor.
He spent 3 days and nights in the great fish so if he where in a boat about 5,65 miles.
No. The breath of life is what God did to Adam to cause him to  become a living thing. The Holy Spirit is considered to be the  divine aspect of prophecy and wisdom. The divine force, quality and  influence of the Most High God. This is Judaism's take on Holy  Spirit. Christians consider The...
Matthew 19:26, Jesus... said, "with man this is impossible, but  with God all things are possible." Jesus was addressing his  disciples after the parable of the rich young man.
Early translations, yes. Most 20th-century translations would require permission from the copyright holders.
They don't. They use all the books in the Hebrew Bible. The firstfive are simply a special part called the Pentateuch.
A muscle along the thigh by which muscle are attached to bones (Job 10:11). Because of Jacob's (Yacov in Hebrew) thigh injury, Ysraelites avoided eating sinew of the thigh (Gen.32:25-32).
Reading the Bible or any good book is very valuable for the home  circle in that it creates a stronger bond within the family.  Studies show that families who do group activities such as this  form a stronger love, and encourages communication with one another  too.
In the Torah or Old Testament there is no such thing as a "socialprophet". There is however two forms and two types. Major and MinorProphets, Real and false Prophets
Luke 17:11-19; Jesus heals the ten lepers on his way to Jerusalem,  on the borders of Samaria and Galilee. They cried out to him to  heal them. He tells them to go show themselves to the priests, and  so they were cleansed. Only one of the ten, a Samaritan came back  to express his thanks to...
Answer   The magi only appear in Matthew's Gospel.
As far as any music being allowed at a civil wedding, you can have  any music you want- so long as everyone in the wedding party agrees  and there is not a noise ordinance banning music over a certain  decible level. You could have the heaviest metal band music if you  desire.
Let's just say if there was a fire in my home the bible would be one of the first things i would grab. To me it is just like having the lord sitting in my house teaching me personally. It is the living word of god and a map for the way we should live.
Abraham is known as the father of faith. This title seems even more  appropriate when the two largest belief systems in the world trace  their lineage back to Abraham. Moses is a prophet who was born man  years after Abraham. Moses eventually helped lead his people out of  Egyption slavery.
he led the israelites out of slavery in Egypt and through the desert to the land promised by God. was a type of Christ in that he was a deliverer. also brought the 10 commandments from God to show the people how to live the right way. he wrote the first 5 books of the bible...
  The second American President, John Adams rejected the biblical divinity of Jesus and did not believe that God intervened in the affairs of individuals.The third American President, Thomas Jefferson, also rejected the divinity of Jesus and questioned the miracles of the New Testament, while...
10 Jesus called together his twelve disciples. He gave them the  power to force out evil spirits and to heal every kind of disease  and sickness. 2 The first of the twelve apostles was Simon, better  known as Peter. His brother Andrew was an apostle, and so were  James and John, the two sons of...
This encounter took place at the gates of a city called  Nain. See Luke 7:11-17.
The word "sing" is in the King James Version of the Bible 119  times. It is in 102 verses.
Twice. Once in Isaiah : 7:14 Behold a young woman shall conceive,  and bear a son, and shall call him Immanuel (Emmanuel). And once in  Matthew 1:23 Behold ...shall call his name Emmanuel, which being  interpreted is, God is with us. According to some theologians this  word, Emmanuel is a title,...
i have no idea? someone help?Answer:Some have dated the ending of the Flood on the 1st month, 1st day, 2326 BC. They have Abraham living 1975 to 1800 BC. God calls Abram in his 75th year which would be by the above reckoning 1900 BC which is 426 post the Flood.   Genesis 12:4New International...
In Genesis 22:1-19   Abraham was tested by God to see if he would be willing to  sacrifice his son. The son's name was Isaac. Abraham took two of  his servants along with Isaac; and Isaac carried wood to the site  designated by God. Abraham, with unerring trust in the Lord, was  ready to...
Jesus chose the average everyday believer right in their own world or lifestyle. Many of the disciples were fisherman. He did not pick the elite or the rabinnical educated or the Pharisees who thought they knew everything when they knew nothing of God in reality. He chose the everyday man so they...
If you mean why didn't God just free them since he is omnipotentthis is because he wanted humans to have free will and that hewould not interfere with the people or countries on Earth. If youare then asking then why did he do the 10 plagues in Egypt. This isbecause Moses was given a choice by God to...
The metaphor of forming man from the Dust of the Earth is to signify that man is both transient and natural, beholden to the same conditions that affect all life on earth. This would mean that humans were designed to be mortal and to feel pain as well as being capable of deciding their actions as...
Jesus Christ loved Peter. So much so, that despite his apostasy and  denial of Him, He forgave Him and made him the first pope of His  Church. Christ loved all the 12 apostles, but one, Judas Iscariat  decided to betray HIm for 30 pieces of silver, and hence lost his  apostleship. Later, the...
  1 Thessalonians is believed to be the first epistle written by Paul, although some scholars doubt whether it was really written by Paul, but instead written some time after his death, using his name.The next epistle was probably Galatians.He then wrote his letters to the Corinthians. These are...
if I remember correctly, it started after the global flood in  genesis.    ANOTHER ANSWER:    There is no term in the Bible referring to any "earth age."  The Bible does speak of the "plan of God" and "this  age" [sometimes translated into English as  "world"], which reveals evidence...