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John 2:15 And when he had made, as it were, a scourge [whip] of little cords, he drove them all out of the temple, the sheep also and the oxen: and the money of the changers he poured out, and the tables he overthrew. Note that Matthew 21:12 and the other Synoptics don't mention the scourge/whip (σχοινίον). St. Augustine (as quoted by St. Thomas Aquinas in ...


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Prior to the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the declaration that he is the Son of God, which is made after his resurrection - see Romans 1:4 - the revelation of the Father was not fully declared to Israel, though it was stated to the disciples of Jesus Christ. In the absence of the coming revelation of the Father, Jesus merely states that Lazarus was in ...


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"Bosom of Abraham" refers to the place of comfort in the Biblical Sheol (or Hades in the Greek Septuagint version of the Hebrew scriptures from around 200 BCE, and therefore so described in the New Testament) where the righteous dead supposedly await Judgment Day. The word found in the Greek text for "bosom" is kolpos, meaning "lap&...


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Lazarus and others who were by Jesus raised from the dead died again since they weren't raised into a glorified human body. This means they are still in the grip of death. But not Jesus. Death could not hold Him (Acts 2:24) But God raised Him from the dead, putting an end to the agony of death, since it was impossible for Him to be held in its power. and ...


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