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Yes, several different Romans and Greek gods are mentioned. Artemis, Zeus, and Hermes are all Greek gods and Ashteroth was known as Astarte or Aphrodite to the Greeks. Artemis was also known to the Romans as Diana and Ashteroth was known to them as Venus. When they heard this they were enraged and were crying out, “Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!” ...


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From the Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary: BAAL (Bāʹ ȧl) Lord of Canaanite religion and seen in the thunderstorms, Baal was worshiped as the god who provided fertility. He proved a great temptation for Israel. “Baal” occurs in the OT as a noun meaning “lord, owner, possessor, or husband,” as a proper noun referring to the supreme god of the ...


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Footnote from the NLT: As in Dead Sea Scrolls, which read "the number of the sons of God", and Greek version, which reads "the number of the angels of God"; Masoretic Text reads "the number of the sons of Israel".


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In 1 Corinthians 10:19-20 (NIV), Paul writes: Do I mean then that a sacrifice offered to an idol is anything, or that an idol is anything? No, but the sacrifices of pagans are offered to demons, not to God, and I do not want you to be participants with demons. This indicates that all idol worship is actually worship of demons (fallen angels). 2 Kings ...


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The word, "'elohiym" in Hebrew can properly be seen as meaning, "God", "gods", "divine beings". So, you might say that the meaning was that he was keeping house of Jacob apart from the rest of the world and marking it as, "his" in the chosen sense of the word. This reinforces the idea that being "holy", in Hebrew, really means being separate, set apart (see ...


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I'm curious which translation you're using? This should probably be a comment rather than an answer, but I wanted to include some common translations for comparison. It looks like it's more commonly translated as "sons/children of God/Israel" Deuteronomy 32:8-9 (YLT) 8  In the Most High causing nations to inherit, In His separating sons of Adam ...



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