The Bible Pages, key-word index, section Kabbala to Kyrios
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Section Kabbala to Kyrios (the other sections → key00.htm)
- The Kabbala (several different spellings are in use) is an occult Jewish book whose teachings apparently originated in Babylon.
- Some say that “the Kabbala is the heart of Judaism” – and in many ways it may be so, but that does not mean that the Kabbala would be biblical. It is not. It is an occult text-book among many others.
Kadesh (Numbers 13, et cetera) – On the actual location of Kadesh-Barnea in Arabia. → (noa060.htm)
Kaiwan (“Chiun”, Hebrew Kiyuwn, Amos 5:26) → (nwa050.htm)
Karaism, Karaites (A Jewish sect.) → (nxa081.htm)
Keruwb, keruwbim – Look under the heading “Cherub, cherubim”.
Kesuvim, Kethuvim (“the Writings”)
- The Jews divide the books of the Old Testament into three sections, Torah, Neviim and Kethuvim, whence the acronym TNK and the word Tanakh. → (nca010.htm, appendix)
- According to one reckoning, the Kethuvim or “the Writings” are considered to contain the following books: The Psalms, the Proverbs, Job, the Song of Solomon (“the Song of songs”), Ruth, the Lamentations, the Ecclesiastes, Esther, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah and 1 and 2 Chronicles. (A note: Sometimes, that whole section has been called by the name “the Psalms”, Tehillim.)
Keturah – Keturah was one of Abraham’s wives. See Genesis 25:1–4 and 1 Chronicles 1:32–33. – Look also under the heading “Abraham”.
- Matthew 16:19 contains the expression “the keys of the Kingdom”. Its meaning was that a person who was given the “keys” of some kingdom, was given a position in the administration of some part of that kingdom. In the light of related scriptures such as Matthew 19:27–28, it appears that Matthew 16:19 means that the apostles were to serve as judges, of behalf of the Reign or Kingdom of God (after they had become immortals). → nba070.htm
- Easy keys to deeper understanding of the Scriptures. → nga020.htm
- 1 Kings and 2 Kings. – Look a few lines down.
- Kings and priests
- “King and priests” (1 Peter 2:9) – the apostle Peter cited in a poetic manner certain Old Testament passages which record how it was said to the ancient Israelites that they were to be a “peculiar people” and “a royal priesthood” for the Lord. Did Peter mean that the saints whom he wrote to, were literally “priests” and “kings”? → noa030.htm
- The kings, rulers and governments of this world – are they really “appointed by God” and “in his service”, as certain New Testament passages make it seem? → nwa021.htm
- Regarding certain Anglo-Israelist dogmas:
- Is the line of David the king of Israel still ruling somewhere on Earth? → nya100.htm
- On the King James translation. The story behind king James’ bible, including the men who were involved in producing it. → nsa030.htm
- Look also below, under the heading “Kingdom, kingdoms”.
- 1 Kings and 2 Kings (books in the Old Testament)
- The Jews sort 1 Kings and 2 Kings under the section Neviim, “the Prophets”. → (nca010.htm, appendix)
- Passages in 1 and 2 Kings, mentioned at this site:
- 1 Kings 2
- 1 Kings 4
- 1 Kings 6
- 1 Kings 8
- 1 Kings 9
- 1 Kings 11
- 1 Kings 12
- 1 Kings 17
- 1 Kings 18
- 1 Kings 22
- 2 Kings 1
- 2 Kings 2
- 2 Kings 15
- 2 Kings 17
- 2 Kings 18
- 2 Kings 24
- The Kingdom of God or the Reign of God (same as the Kingdom of Heaven or the Reign of Heaven)
- What is the Kingdom of God? Where is it located? Does it exist already, or is it only going to be established in the future? Or, is it merely something “in the hearts of men”? → noa010.htm
- Matthew 6:33, “But seek you first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you”. What did Jesus mean? How were the disciples to go about “seeking the Kingdom”? → noa100.htm
- Regarding the expression “the keys of the kingdom” in Matthew 16:19. → nba070.htm
- Maps and some notes on certain kingdoms which are mentioned in the Bible – Assyria, Babylon or Chaldea, Media and Persia. → nwa080.htm
Kippur – Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. → nxa040.htm
Kiss – Bowing down and kissing someone’s hand, is in fact the same as worship. → (naa040.htm)
Kiyyun (“Chiun”, Amos 5:26) → nwa050.htm
KJ21 (A bible-translation.) → nsa090.htm
KJV – On the King James translation. The story behind king James’ bible, including the men who were involved in producing it. → nsa030.htm
KJV1611 (Bible-translation.) → nsa030.htm
Koinê (koinê Greek)
- Apparently, some writers have caused people to think that the Greek which is used in New Testament manuscripts, would have been somehow different from the common Greek of those days. It was not. The expression “koine Greek” comes from the expression hê koinê dialektos, “the common language”, “the common way of speaking”. That referred to Greek as it was spoken within the Greek and Roman empires. In short: The Greek text of the NT is not in any significant way different from the common (koinê) Greek of those days.
- Look also under the heading “Greek”.
- The word kosher (from the Hebrew kasher) means such things as “fit”, “proper”, “lawful”. In Judaism, that term refers, not only to the ingredients of food but also to its preparation, and many other things.
- Does the New Covenant have “food rules” of the kind the Old Covenant had? → nha010.htm
- It is said that the word “church” comes via the Middle English chirche and the Old English cirice, from the Greek phrase kuriakê oikia. It is further said that that phrase, kuriakê oikia, has been in consistent use within the Catholic Church, ever since it was de facto founded by emperor Constantine. But, seeing that Constantine to the day of his death served the lord Mithras, and that one of his last acts was to uphold the rights of the priests of Mithras – we have the question, to which “lord” does that phrase kuriakê oikia and the later forms “cirice”, “chirche” and “church” actually refer to? → nga060.htm
- Look also under the headings “Kurios”, “Constantine” and “Church”.
Kurios (old Greek for “master”, “lord”)
- Jesus had many titles. In the Greek text of the New Testament, he is often called Kurios which means “Master” or “Lord”.
- Please note that the word kurios was also used of normal humans and apparently even of God the Father. Consider for instance such passages as Matthew 1:20, 2:15 and Mark 11:9, and Matthew 22:37 and Luke 1:16 where it is used in the phrases Kurion ton Theon sou, “the Lord your God” and Kurion ton Theon autôn, “the Lord their God”. Also:
- In the Greek text of the Septuagint version (LXX), the word kurios is found in more than 6000 passages. There, it is used in different ways and meanings – as a translation of or in combination with such Hebrew words and expressions as adon, adonai, adonai yehovih, baal, el, eloah, elohim, gevir, mare, mashal, shaddai, shallit, tsur, yahweh.
- Regarding dogmas which talk about “true names” or “sacred names” (for God the Father and his son Jesus), look under the heading “Sacred names”.
- Look also under the headings “Lord”, “Jesus”, “God”, “Anointed”, “Christ” and “Messiah”.
- In the old Greek culture, the husband in his role as the “man of the house” was called kurios (and despotês), while the wife (the “woman of the house”) was called kuria (and despotis or despoina). → (noa160.htm)
Kyrios – Look above, under the heading “Kurios”.
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