Tagged: Promised Land

Questions and answers on Deuteronomy 15-21 0

Deuteronomy 15 – 21 Questions and Answers

Bible Questions and Answers on Deuteronomy 15 – 21 Here are Verna’s questions and my answers on Deuteronomy 15-21. In Deuteronomy 15 what is a “release”? This is a time when all debts would be canceled. In Deuteronomy 15:17 what is an “awl”? An awl is a small pointed tool used for piercing holes, especially in leather. In Deuteronomy 16:1, what month are they talking about? The month of Abib in their calendar is what is the later part of our March and the beginning of our April. It was when the Passover which is near out modern day Easter...

Questions and Answers on Judges 11-21 0

Judges 11-21 Questions and Answers

Judges Chapters 11-21 – Questions and Answers What does it mean “rent their clothes”? Judges 11:35 They tore their clothes in great agony. What does it mean “bewail my virginity”? Judges 11:37 She knew that she only had two months to live before her father would sacrifice her. She was grieving the fact that she would never be married, never experience sex, and possibly more importantly, never have any children. For an Israelite woman to die without was a child was a disgrace. They went through a lot of judges in Chapter 12. Yes, there were a total of 12...

Questions and Answers on Joshua 16-24 0

Joshua Chapters 16-24 Questions and Answers

Joshua Chapters 16-24 Questions and Answers Joshua 16-24 finishes the book of Joshua.The children of Israel are now settled in the Promised Land and this book records some of their inheritances. In Joshua 16 it was the inheritance of Joseph. Yes, Joseph had two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim and Jacob (Joseph’s father) gave each of Joseph’s son’s an inheritance. Joseph got a double portion from his father and therefore each of Joseph’s sons became a tribe and as a tribe got an inheritance in the Promised Land. The children of Joseph were not happy about their inheritance in Joshua 17....

Joshua Chapters 9-15 Questions and Answers 0

Joshua Chapters 9-15 – Questions and Answers

Joshua Chapters 9-15 – Questions and Answers In Joshua 9:7 What does “peradventure” mean? Peradventure is an old term for “perhaps”. In Joshua 9:11 Does “victuals” mean food? Yes, it is where we get our word “vittles” from. In Joshua 10:11 The stones that came down from heaven, were they real stones or something else? These were hailstones. In Joshua 10 is the cave still closed up now? No, in verse 22, it says that Joshua told them to open the cave and kill the kings. They killed a lot of people to get the land that God gave them....

Questions and Answers on Joshua 1-8 0

Joshua Chapters 1-8 – Questions and Answers

Joshua Chapters 1-8 – Questions and Answers In Joshua 1 and other places in the Bible “be strong and of good courage”. The phrase, “Be strong and or good courage” is repeated 9 times in the Bible, all in the Old Testament. It is recorded that Moses told this to Joshua at least three times and then the LORD said the same words twice to Joshua after Moses died. Then the children of Israel told Joshua that they would obey him, and they encouraged him again to be strong and of a good courage. Joshua uses that phrase when he...

Questions and answers Deuteronomy 29-34. 0

Deuteronomy 29-34 Questions and Answers

Deuteronomy chapters 29-34 Questions and Answers Deuteronomy chapters 29-34 ends the book of Deuteronomy with the death of Moses. In Deuteronomy 29:5 what does “waxen old” mean? “Waxen old” means wearing out because of age and use. How many curses are there in the Bible? The word “curse” is mentioned in 93 verses and the word “curses” is mentioned in 8 verses. In Deuteronomy 30:4 what does it mean “uttermost parts of heaven”? This phrase is figurative meaning something like “to the ends of the earth”. In Deuteronomy 30 you are to obey the LORD and keep His commandments and...

Questions and answers on Deuteronomy 22-28 0

Deuteronomy 22-28 Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers on Deuteronomy Chapters 22-28 Continue your Bible study on Deuteronomy chapters 22-28. In Deuteronomy 22:3 what is a raiment? “Raiment” means clothing, especially like the outer cloning of a coat. In Deuteronomy 22:5 What does “pertaineth” mean? “Pertaineth” is an archaic word that means “to relate to or be associated with”. In Deuteronomy 23:1 what is a privy member? This is a reference to the penis. It is true today that a bastard cannot enter into a congregation like it says in Deuteronomy 23:2? “Enter into the congregation of the LORD” means holding a special office in...

Questions and answers on Deuteronomy 8-14 0

Deuteronomy 8-14  Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers in Deuteronomy Chapters 8-14  In Deuteronomy 8:10 it says that you should pray after you have eaten. Is this like what we do before we eat? The point is always to be always thankful to God for His blessings and His provisions for us. In Deuteronomy 8 is this where Moses died? No, he didn’t die until the end of Deuteronomy. He has this long discourse which is just about the whole book of Deuteronomy before he dies. In Deuteronomy 9:7 what does “provokedst” mean? “Provokedst” is the past tense of to be angry, to provoke to...

Questions & Answers on Deuteronomy chapters 1-7 0

Deuteronomy 1-7 Questions and Answers

Deuteronomy Chapters 1-7 Questions and Answers In Deuteronomy 1:12 what does “cumbrance” mean? “Cumbrance” is a word that means something that obstructs, renders motions or actions difficult and burdensome, is a hinderance. In Deuteronomy the tribal leaders were appointed before they went into the Promised Land and Moses passed away. Actually they were appointed sometime during the 40 years of wandering in the wilderness. Deuteronomy is a book of remembering what happened during the last 40 years since the original generation that left Egypt died in the wilderness. In Deuteronomy 2:5 what is a “foot breath”? A “foot breadth” is...

Questions and Answers on Numbers 30-36 0

Numbers 30-36 Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers on Numbers Chapters 30-36 In Numbers 30 if a wife vows a vow to the LORD and her husbands hears her vow and doesn’t tell her not to do it, she is to fulfil her vow. If he tells her that she should not do the vow, then she is free before the LORD of her vow. This same principle is true also with a daughter who lives in her father’s house. If the father hears the vow and tells her not to do it, she is released from her vow to God. If he hears her...