The Bible Pages, key-word index, section Widows to Women
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Section Widows to Women (the other sections → key00.htm)
- How the saints took care of the elderly and the poor. → nma070.htm
- Jesus noted that the scribes and the Pharisees “devoured widows’ houses”. → noa120.htm – Look also under the heading “Corban”.
WIL (A bible-translation.) → nsa090.htm
Wilderness (such as “wilderness of Sinai”)
- Wilderness = desert.
- The wilderness of Zin (Exodus 16:1) is not the same as the wilderness of Sinai (Exodus 19:1). → (noa060.htm)
- After the departure from Rameses in Egypt, it took the Israelites 45 days to reach the wilderness of Sinai. So, where was Mount Sinai really located? → noa060.htm
- What was the location of the Israelites’ 40-year wilderness sojourn? → noa060.htm
Wine – The New Covenant’s wine and bread ceremony, versus the Old Covenant’s Passover. → nca040.htm
- Do angels have wings? → nda070.htm – (nda010.htm)
- The keruwbim were large winged creatures – but were they angels? → nda010.htm
- Ezekiel 28:14, “I gave you your place with the winged one” (BBE). → nda050.htm
- Does the Bible really talk about “winged snakes” or “flying serpents”, as some translations make it seem? → nda030.htm
Wise – Matthew 25, the parable of the five wise virgins, the five foolish ones, the lamps and the oil. → nba060.htm
- The two witnesses (Revelation 11). → nta010.htm
- The ark of the witness, that is, the ark of the testimony. → (nca030.htm)
- Look also under the heading “Testimony”.
- The allegory with Abraham’s freewoman wife Sarah and his slave-woman wife Hagar. → nca080.htm – naa020.htm
- 1 Corinthians 11:5–6 – was the apostle Paul talking about all women, or only about married women (wives, as the Greek text could also mean)? → (nba100.htm)
- 1 Peter 3:7, “Husbands, likewise, dwell with them with understanding, giving honour to the wife […] that your prayers may not be hindered”. → nba100.htm
- Look also under the headings “Women”, “Marriage”, “Husbands” and “Widows”.
WMV (A bible-translation.) → nsa090.htm
- Wolves and beasts: When the apostle spoke to the elders from Ephesus, he warned about “burdensome wolves” who “speak perverted things” (Acts 20:29–30). → nma020.htm
- In his letter to Titus, Paul warned about “savage beasts, not willing to work” who “for the sake of shameful gain” taught “things that should not be taught” (Titus 1:11–12). → nea050.htm
- A note: In the Greek text of the New Testament, the word for “woman” is mostly gunê which could mean both “woman” and “wife”. In certain NT passages where translators have rendered gunê as “woman”, it appears that the translation should instead be “wife”. (Point: All passages which mention gunê or the plural form gunai do not refer to women in general; sometimes, that word refers specifically to married women.)
- Should women be “ordained”? The Greek text of the New Testament does not support the concept of “ordaining”, neither male nor female. (The saints had no mortal priests. The resurrected Jesus was their only priest.) → nea020.htm
- 1 Corinthians 11 and women (or wives). → nba100.htm
- Galatians 4 – the allegory with Sarah the freewoman and Hagar the slave-woman. → nca080.htm – naa020.htm
- 2 Timothy 3:5–6: It seems that Paul did not mean that the fooled women were “burdened with sins” but rather that the men who deceived them were that. → nma110.htm
- Look also under the headings “Wives” and “Marriage”.
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