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Questions & Answers on Isaiah 43-45 0

Isaiah 43-45 Questions and Answers

Isaiah 43-45 Questions and Answers Isaiah 43-45 are positive in tone as they talk about God’s promises and His mercy and grace to His people. Who or what is Ethiopia and Seba in Isaiah 43: 3? These are both countries. Ethiopia is still a modern day country and is located in the continent of Africa. Seba was an ancient country most likely located in north eastern Africa also. God was giving Jacob everything so he could get ahead. Yes, and because of God’s promise to Abraham. Jacob here is not necessarily a single person but rather represented the whole nation...

Questions and Answers on the book of Nehemiah 0

Nehemiah Questions and Answers

Book of Nehemiah Questions and Answers The book of Nehemiah records the account of the Jews as they rebuild the wall around Jerusalem. Who was Nehemiah? He was the governor of Persian Judah under Artaxerxes. He was the cup bearer to Artaxerxes, king of Persia. He obtained permission from king Artaxerxes to return to Jerusalem to build up the temple wall. He may have been an eunuch. Was Nisan a Jew? Nisan was the name of the first month of the Jewish calendar. I did not realize that Jerusalem was in bad shape. After the Jews were taken captive, the...