The Bible Pages, key-word index, section Sick to Singing
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Section Sick to Singing (the other sections → key00.htm)
- Why does God allow sickness, pain and suffering? → nwa010.htm
- Helping and visiting the elderly, the sick, the poor and the needy is a part of good works.
- On what the apostle Paul meant when he said to the elders from Ephesus, “I have shown you in everything, that by working hard like this, we must support the infirm”. → nma020.htm
- Jesus gave the apostles “power to heal sicknesses, and to cast out devils”. → naa090.htm
- Covenant signs, including the sign of the New Covenant which shows who are God’s people. → nca070.htm
- Should one ask God for a “sign” regarding something? → nba100.htm
- The symbolism of the Old Covenant’s “sign”, the circumcision of males. → nca070.htm
- Often, when the 1769 King James version New Testament has the word “miracle”, the Greek text has sêmeion, “sign”.
- Look also under the heading “Miracle”.
Silas = Silvanus, look below.
Silvanus (Greek Silouanos, shortened as Silas)
- Silvanus is mentioned in 2 Corinthians 1:19, 1 Thessalonians 1:1, 2 Thessalonians 1:1 and 1 Peter 5:12, and also, under the shorter form of his name (Silas), in Acts 15:22–27–32–34–40, 16:19–25–29, 17:4–10–14–15 and 18:5.
- A few articles at this site mention Silvanus (Silas), in bible-quotes.
Silver and gold
- In the Bible, the words “silver” and “gold” are sometimes used as synonyms for money. Look under the heading “Money”.
- In the case of Haggai 2, the words “the silver is mine and the gold is mine” do not refer to money, or even to silver and gold in general, but only to the temple-silver and temple-gold which had been taken from Jerusalem to Babylon (and later returned). → nma010.htm
- Simeon was the patriarch Jacob’s second child, born by Leah (Simeon was her second son, see Genesis 29:33).
- Simeon’s descendants formed the tribe of Simeon, one of Israel’s twelve tribes.
- Simeon, Acts 15:14 and 2 Peter 1:1 (Greek Sumeôn) – the apostle Simon Peter – look under the heading “Peter”.
- Similarities between Jesus and Moses. Also: Jesus is the “second Moses”. → noa080.htm
- Similarities between the two witnesses of the book of Revelation, and Moses/Aaron/Elijah. → nta010.htm – nta020.htm
- Similarities and differences between the two covenants, old and new. → nca010.htm – nca020.htm
Simon (in NT Greek Simôn)
- The apostle Simon Peter, also called Simon Barjona and Cephas – Look under the heading “Peter”.
- Simon, Jesus’ half-brother – see Matthew 13:55.
Sin, sins, sinful
- Simplified, it can be said that sin is the same as unrighteousness. So, for understanding what sin is (and what is sin), one must first know what new-covenantal righteousness really is and consists of. → nga080.htm
- On 1 John 3:4 and the misleading translation “sin is the transgression of the law” which a number of bible-versions have in that verse. → nca120.htm
- Galatians 3:19 and the law which was “added for the sake of transgressions”. → nca080.htm
- The apostle Paul wrote to the saints in Rome that they were not to sin. At the same time, he noted that they were under grace and not under law. Exactly what did he mean? → nca100.htm
- Aaron confessed all the sins of the children of Israel upon the head of goat for Azazel (Leviticus 16:8, 10 and 20–26). → nxa040.htm
- Look also under the heading “Righteousness”.
- Regarding the desert of Sin, look under the heading “Zin”.
Sinai – the desert of Sinai and Mount Sinai
- After the departure from Rameses in Egypt, it took the Israelites 45 days to reach the desert of Sinai. So, where was Mount Sinai really located? → noa060.htm
- A note: The desert of Zin (Exodus 16:1) is not the same as the desert of Sinai (Exodus 19:1). → (noa060.htm)
- Galatians 4:25 states that Mount Sinai was in Arabia. Maps of the area. → noa060c.htm – noa060a.htm – noa060d.htm
- Mount Sinai was also called Horeb. It was there Moses saw the burning bush (Exodus 3).
- On Mount Sinai, the Lord wrote on the stone tablets the Decalogue, “the words of the covenant, the ten words” (Exodus 34:28). → nca050.htm
- Exodus 24 indicates that the Lord and a delegation of Israelites celebrated the making of the Old Covenant, with a festal meal, on Mount Sinai. → nxa020.htm
- The Old Covenant was made and celebrated by Mount Sinai; the celebration of the New Covenant was to take place on Mount Zion, the City of God, the heavenly Jerusalem. → nca010.htm
- Galatians 4 and the allegory regarding the two covenants, with Hagar, Mount Sinai and the earthly Jerusalem, versus Sarah, the heavenly Jerusalem. → naa020.htm – nca080.htm
- In the New Testament, songs and singing are mentioned in around 11 passages, Matthew 26:30, Mark 14:26, Acts 16:25, 1 Corinthians 14:15 and 26, Ephesians 5:19, Colossians 3:16, James 5:13, Revelation 5:9, 14:3 and 15:3 (and also, in OT quotes in Romans 15:9 and Hebrews 2:12).
- Look also under the heading “Psalms”.
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