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What word best captures the spirit of לִּילִית in Isaiah 34:14?

What word best captures the spirit of לִּילִית in Isaiah 34:14?

Isaiah 34:14 in the Masoretic Text is the following:

גְשׁוּ צִיִּים אֶת-אִיִּים, וְשָׂעִיר עַל-רֵעֵהוּ יִקְרָא; אַךְ-שָׁם הִרְגִּיעָה לִּילִית, וּמָצְאָה לָהּ מָנוֹח

Here, לִּילִית is supposedly the only known mention of “lilith” in …

The Mark of the Beast

The Mark of the Beast

When interpreters consult the pages of Scripture, rather than frontpage news, the biblical connotation of the mark becomes clearer. Revelation describes the mark being…

Societal Characteristics of the Last Days: Part 5 :: By Mark A. Becker

Societal Characteristics of the Last Days: Part 5 :: By Mark A. Becker

Romans 1:28-29 Introduction This is a continuation of our Societal Characteristics of the Last Days series. In Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4, we studied Paul’s societal characteristics given to Timothy in 2 Timothy 3:1-7. Part 5, Part 6, and Part 7 will be focused on Paul’s Characteristics of the Last Days […]

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Is Jesus giving the Holy Spirit in John 20:22?

Is Jesus giving the Holy Spirit in John 20:22?

After the resurrection in John’s gospel, Jesus appears to the disciples and in John 20:22 he breathes on them and says, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” What is happening here? Is Jesus giving them the Holy Spirit by breathing on them?

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