neil
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Why are the Psalms numbered this way in some Catholic Bibles?
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There is a difference in numbering between the Hebrew (Masoretic) text and the Greek and Latin (Septuagint and Vulgate). Psalms 9 and 10 in the Hebrew get combined into one as do Ps 114 & 115. ...

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Jesus's growing years
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As far as biblical references go, I know of nothing other than Luke 2:52: Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man. Or, in Mark 6:3, early in his ministry, they say: Isn’...

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Does the Bible make any allusions to life on other planets?
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The only verse I have ever heard being taken to mean this is John 10:16 - and that was humorously, not seriously. And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and ...

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Is there a name for the low wall that is often in front of a choir?
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The "low wall" in front of the first row of seats is a pew front. One function it has, apart from appearance, is it often has the book rest (and sometimes kneeler) for the seats behind. In some cases ...

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What is the evidence that suggests that the Apostle Paul was married?
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The argument I have heard is from his speech to Agrippa where he says: I too was convinced that I ought to do all that was possible to oppose the name of Jesus of Nazareth. 10 And that is just what ...

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What is the biblical basis for Jeremiah and John the Baptist being born without original sin?
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While I have never heard this doctrine before, I assume the biblical origins of it are for John the Baptist: Luke 1:15 - he will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother’s womb And ...

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What non conformist churches begin with 'M'?
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Possibly "Mennonite" - named after Menno Simmons. I can't think of any others named after a person- but there are countless obscure denominations out there.

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Is it given by God in human nature to be a creator too?
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There is a quote on this that I love, from Alexander "Greek" Thomson, a 19th century Scottish Architect. Some say that man can never get beyond his experiences. Whence then come Music and ...

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What vehicle did God use for Jonah to receive this word?
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As the text says nothing, anything else is mere speculation. There may be some traditions/oral history that fill in more of the details (I'm not aware of any), but whether they tell you what really ...

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Is there biblical reference to Michael, the archangel’s role and being?
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Other than the reference that @warren has given. The other passage believed to refer to him is in Daniel 10. Note that the word angel isn't used here - he is called a prince - but context may imply ...

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