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by coccus ilicis
6 days ago
Forum: Bible Doctrines
Topic: Tree or Trees?
Replies: 8
Views: 888

Re: Tree or Trees?

I have just spotted this difference between the NWT and other Bibles. Rev 22:2 Other Bibles render the word tree in the singular whereas NWT (both old and new versions) render the word tree s . OLD NWT (Rev 22:2) ... down the middle of its broad way. And on this side of the river and on that side [...
by coccus ilicis
1 week ago
Forum: Bible Doctrines
Topic: Revelation
Replies: 382
Views: 45689

Re: Revelation

checking scripture in three languages You sound like a very talented person, CI. And if I remember correctly, you were somewhat of a world-traveler. It's in the wee hours of the AM here. I would guess it is late PM where you are at. I hope you have a good night. Bobcat Hello Bobcat Yes, it was PM w...
by coccus ilicis
1 week ago
Forum: Bible Doctrines
Topic: Revelation
Replies: 382
Views: 45689

Re: Revelation

Correction to post 380 above needed. I must have become cross-eyed from checking scripture in three languages. I should have followed my own dictum to sleep on it before posting. I said The word ‘breathe/breath’ 4154 first occurs in the LXX at Gen 2:7 & Gen 7:22 where it refers to the breath or for...
by coccus ilicis
1 week ago
Forum: Bible Doctrines
Topic: Revelation
Replies: 382
Views: 45689

Re: Revelation

That the Bible contains lying statements must be taken into account. Yes, God made sure the scrolls that make up the Bible were compiled and preserved for our day, but it was in order that it would serve as the measuring rod/line for the two ears of wheat, the two witnesses An example of a "lying s...
by coccus ilicis
1 week ago
Forum: Bible Doctrines
Topic: Revelation
Replies: 382
Views: 45689

Re: Revelation

That the Bible contains lying statements must be taken into account. Yes, God made sure the scrolls that make up the Bible were compiled and preserved for our day, but it was in order that it would serve as the measuring rod/line for the two ears of wheat, the two witnesses An example of a "lying s...
by coccus ilicis
1 week ago
Forum: Bible Doctrines
Topic: Revelation
Replies: 382
Views: 45689

Re: Revelation

Revelation Prelude to the Thousand Year Reign The Two Witnesses part 4 Continued pt.3c In my reply to Bobcat, post 375 above. I said All good points and one can add many more possible scenarios I didn’t add the one scenario that isn’t a possibility but is real. In the letter to the Philadelphians, t...
by coccus ilicis
1 week ago
Forum: Bible Doctrines
Topic: Revelation
Replies: 382
Views: 45689

Re: Revelation

Compare: Two men will be in the field one will be taken along the other will be abandoned, (Mt 24:40), with Two men will be in a bed; one will be taken along the other will be abandoned, (Lu 17:34). The question that arises is ‘why would one witness hear Jesus saying field and the other hears him s...
by coccus ilicis
2 weeks ago
Forum: Bible Doctrines
Topic: Revelation
Replies: 382
Views: 45689

Re: Revelation

Revelation Prelude to the Thousand Year Reign The Two Witnesses part 4 Continued pt.3b Thank you Bobcat for your contribution from the common taters, We are all common taters here until some are taken along and others are left behind. Correction needed: that should read, 'contribution from the comme...
by coccus ilicis
2 weeks ago
Forum: Bible Doctrines
Topic: Revelation
Replies: 382
Views: 45689

Re: Revelation

Revelation Prelude to the Thousand Year Reign The Two Witnesses part 4 Continued pt.3a In post 370 I said When the God of the field told Abram to walk before him and come to be complete/perfect, he was telling him he must come to understand his heavenly Father’s work, his business. And Abraham becam...
by coccus ilicis
2 weeks ago
Forum: Bible Doctrines
Topic: The Gentile Times are THE TIME OF THE END!
Replies: 67
Views: 7094

Re: The Gentile Times are THE TIME OF THE END!

Hi, CI Earlier, I also guessed that online translators are bad tools. But I think that today they are not much worse than translators of the Bible from ancient languages. :) Therefore, I have been guided by meanings and the global context for a long time. I don't think Satan would have been able to...