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Modern scholarship tends to see the genealogies of Jesus as theological constructs rather than factual history. Thus the two New Testament genealogies should be understood in terms of what they were meant to achieve, rather than as a collection of facts. Matthew and Luke provide detailed genealogies for Jesus, back through the great Zorobabel to the line of ...


Matt 24 is answering 2 questions - so the clue is knowing when Jesus is talking about which thing. The key in greek is the start of verse 36 with the use of the words "peri de" which means in simplified english - "now the other". Up to verse 36 its all about the destruction of Jerusalem including much figurative language similar to old testament ...

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