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Questions and answers on the book of Lamentations. 0

Lamentations – Questions and Answers

Lamentations Questions and Answers The book of Lamentations is actually a poem written by Jeremiah. There are five chapters and the first 4 chapters are an acrostic. The verses in the chapters all begin with a different letter of the Hebrew alphabet. The whole Hebrew alphabet is repeated three times in the third chapter. It has been observed that the structure of this poetic book was chosen so as to give the author tight format because he was so overwhelmed with grief that he had to discipline himself  so as to to be carried away with his intense grief that...

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Jeremiah 28 to 50 Questions and Answers

Jeremiah 28-50 Questions and Answers Jeremiah 28-50 ends this book of prophecy. In these chapters, the inhabitants of Jerusalem are taken as captives into Babylon. What does “prophesieth” mean in Jeremiah 28:9? This is the progressive tense of prophecy. This is the action of presenting a prophecy as the prophet is speaking. They got the yoke off Jeremiah in Jeremiah 28. Yes, but Hananiah was a false prophet and what he said did not come to pass. He just wanted to say some good sounding news. Jer 28:15-17 “Then said the prophet Jeremiah unto Hananiah the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah;...

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Jeremiah 16-27 Questions and Answers

Jeremiah 16-27 Questions and Answers Jeremiah 16 -27 begins with God telling Jeremiah that he will not have either a wife or a family as a sign to the children of Israel because of the soon judgement that God will bring on His people. Why was God saying not to take a wife and not have sons and daughters in Jeremiah 16:1-3? The affliction that God will bring to Jerusalem is so terrible that He does not what Jeremiah to have a family there because that would just add to his grief at such a terrible time. What land was...

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Ezra Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers on the Book of Ezra There are ten chapters in the book of Ezra. Ezra was a scribe who helped the project of rebuilding the Temple of God at Jerusalem after the Jews returned to their homeland following their captivity on 70 years in Babylon. Was Cyrus a good king? He was a heathen king whom God used to help the Jews. God in Isaiah 44:28 calls Cyrus, “my shepherd” and said that he would rebuild the temple in Jerusalem. Who is Nebuchadnezzar? He was the king of Babylon. Does threescore mean 60? Yes, a “score” is...