The Bible Pages, key-word index, section NAB to Numbers
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Section NAB to Numbers (the other sections → rkw011.htm)
NAB and NABRE (Bible-translations.) → rsa092.htm
- Nadab was the first-born son of Aaron. He was one of the 74 men who went up to the mountain, to meet the Lord there (Exodus 24:9–11).
- Leviticus 10:1–2 records that Nadab and his brother Abihu died when they brought strange fire into the sanctuary.
- The Jews sort the book of Nahum under the section Neviim, “the Prophets”, and further under the sub-sections “the Latter prophets” and “the Minor prophets”. → (rca011.htm, appendix)
- No passages in the book of Nahum are quoted in the articles at this site.
- Jesus’ name: In the Greek text of the New Testament, the Lord’s name is spelled Iêsous (Ιησους, pronounced something like Ee-ay-sooce’). The Bible contains no mention of any Hebrew or Aramaic form of his name; it only gives us the spelling Iêsous. The facts are that we do not even know whether he had a Hebrew or Aramaic name. (Clarification: The land of Israel had been under Greek rule and influence for centuries. In NT times, Aramaic and Greek were the common languages in that land; some knew Latin and/or Hebrew as well.) But, if there was a Hebrew or Aramaic form of his name, it might have been something like Yehoshua.
- (In the Greek text of the Septuagint version, the LXX, the name of Joshua the son of Nun, in the Hebrew text Yehoshua, is spelled Iêsous, some 228 times, Exodus to Zechariah. It is the same in the Greek text of the NT, Acts 7:45 and Hebrews 4:8.)
- Who has the authority to give prayers or to do things “in Jesus’ name”? → rba101.htm – (rsa061.htm)
- In what name or names were the saints baptised? → rba011.htm
- The names of the apostles who are mentioned in the Bible. → rga092.htm
- Concerning dogmas regarding “sacred names” (for God the Father and his son Jesus), look under the heading “Sacred names”.
- Some notes on dogmas which claim that the organisational name of “the true church” must contain the words “church of God”. → raa012.htm, appendix
- Naphtali was the patriarch Jacob’s sixth son (the second child of Rachel’s handmaid Bilhah, see Genesis 30:7–8).
- Naphtali’s descendants came to form the tribe of Naphtali, one of Israel’s twelve tribes.
- Between circa 2700 and 2500 years ago, the Israelites were driven out from the Promised Land and taken into captivity and dispersion. The northern tribes, including Naphtali, never returned to that land. Through this, they became the ten lost tribes of Israel.
- Some writers have claimed that the Swedish people are Israelites, “the tribe of Naphtali”. Is that true? → rya091.htm – rya012.htm
- Look also under the heading “Tribes of Israel”.
NASB, NASB77, NASB95 (Bible-translations.) → rsa092.htm
Nathanael (the apostle) → rga092.htm
Nazareth, Nazarene, Nazarenes
- The town Nazareth (Nazareth in the Greek text of the NT) is mentioned in some 12 passages in the New Testament. Additionally, around 19 NT passages mention that town through its inhabitants (nazarenos or nazoraios in the Greek NT text).
- Jesus was born in Bethlehem but his family had to flee to Egypt. Later, they lived in Nazareth. When John the Baptist was killed, Jesus moved from Nazareth to Capernaum. (See Luke 2:1–7 and Matthew 2:13–23 and 4:12–16.)
- Acts 24:1–5 records how a person by the name Tertullus accused the apostle Paul of being a “ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes”. A note: There is no indication that the saints would have called themselves “Nazarenes”. Nor is there any connection between the saints and the fourth century Jewish sect which was called “Nazarenes”.
- Please note that the word “nazarite” has nothing to do with the town Nazareth. Look under the heading “Nazarite, nazarites”, below.
- The word “nazarite” which some bible-versions have in the Old Testament, comes from the old Hebrew noun naziyr, see Numbers 6:1–21.
- Regarding the “nazir-vow”, look under the heading “Vows”.
- The word and concept “nazarite” was not connected with the town Nazareth. (Look above, under the heading “Nazareth, Nazarene, Nazarenes”.)
Nazir – The word nazir, nazirites (nazarites) refers to people under the “nazir-vow”; see above.
NCV (A bible-translation.) → rsa092.htm
NEB (A bible-translation.) → rsa092.htm
- Nebuchadnezzar – the ruthless Babylonian emperor who sent his armies against Jerusalem and took many of the Israelites (Jews) who still remained in the Promised Land, into captivity in Babylon.
- His name is spelled in five different ways in the Hebrew and Aramaic text of the Old Testament.
- It was Nebuchadnezzar who let throw Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego into the burning oven.
- Nebuchadnezzar made the prophet Daniel “ruler over the whole province of Babylon, and chief administrator over all the wise men of Babylon” (Daniel 2:48).
- Nebuchadnezzar is actually an author of a portion of the Bible – his words are recorded in Daniel chapter 4.
- Nebuchadnezzar’s (grand)son Belshazzar was the last king of Babylon, the one whom the prophecy in Isaiah 14 referred to. → rda051.htm
- Look also under the headings “Babylon” and “Belshazzar”.
Need, needy (helping the needy) – Look under the heading “Good works”.
- The books of Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther tell about things which occurred when the Persian empire was in power. In the times of Ezra, the Persian kings resided in a town called Susa (Shushan). → (rwa082.htm)
- The Jews sort the book of Nehemiah under the section Kethuvim, “the Writings”. → (rca011.htm, appendix)
- Passages in the book of Nehemiah, mentioned at this site:
Neighbour – Believers must care for their “neighbours”, that is, their fellow human beings. – Look under the heading “Good works”.
NET (A bible-translation.) → rsa092.htm
Neviim (“the Prophets”)
- The Jews divide the books of the Old Testament into three main sections, Torah, Neviim and Kethuvim, whence the acronym TNK and the word Tanakh. → (rca011.htm, appendix)
- According to one reckoning, the section called Neviim or “the Prophets” is considered to contain the following books: First, “the Former prophets” (Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings). Then, the “Latter prophets”, divided in “the Major prophets” (Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel) and “the Minor prophets” (Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi).
- New Covenant – Look under the heading “Covenants”.
- On the new creation of 2 Corinthians 5:17. → rba051.htm
- New Testament
- The New Testament manuscripts are written in Greek. There is no evidence that there would exist (or have existed) “more original texts” in some other language.
- The phrase “the New Testament” is really a mistranslation which came into existence along with the Latin Vulgate version. The correct wording is “the New Covenant”. For more on this, look under the heading “Testament”.
- New Testament, in the meaning “New Covenant”. – Look under the heading “Covenants”.
- On the root and meaning of the words “testament” and “covenant”. → rca022.htm
- Regarding the so-called “textus receptus” or “received text”, look under the heading “Textus receptus”.
- Nicodemus is mentioned in the book of John, chapters 3, 7 and 19. John 19:38–42 records how he, together with Joseph of Arimathea, took care of Jesus’ body and put it into a grave-chamber.
- “The night of solemn observance” or “the night to be much observed” (Exodus 12:42). → rxa082.htm, including appendixes
- On the word “night” in the Old Testament. → (rxa082.htm)
- The apostle Paul and his companions worked night and day, so that they would not be a burden to anyone. → rma032.htm
- The town called Nineveh is mentioned in around 18 bible-passages, 16 in the OT and 2 in the NT.
- Nineveh was the “metropolis” of ancient Assyria.
- Genesis 10:11 states that Nineveh was built by Asshur. (Asshur was a son of Shem, see Genesis 10:22.)
- The Lord sent the prophet Jonah to witness against the city of Nineveh, whose citizens then repented, whereby the city was saved (for that time).
NIV (A bible-translation.) → rsa092.htm
NKJV, NKJV82, NKJV99 (Bible-translations.) → rsa092.htm
NLB (A bible-translation.) → rsa092.htm
NLT, NLT04, NLT96 (Bible-translations.) → rsa092.htm
NLV (A bible-translation.) → rsa092.htm
- It appears that the name Noah meant “rest” or “resting place”, see Genesis 5:29.
- Noah was righteous and walked with God – see Genesis 6:9.
- Noah built a huge barge of wood. Genesis 6:15 gives the measurements: Its length was 300 cubits (150 metres), its width 50 cubits (25 metres), and its height 30 cubits (15 metres). The Old Testament record regarding Noah, the Ark and the Flood is found in Genesis 5–9.
Norway – Some writers have claimed that the Norwegian people are Israelites, “the tribe of Benjamin”. Is that true? → rya091.htm
NOY, Noyes (A bible-translation.) → rsa092.htm
NRSV (A bible-translation.) → rsa092.htm
- The book-name “Numbers” (the fourth book of Moses, in Latin Numeri) is apparently taken from Numbers 1:2 where the Lord told Moses to count the number of the Israelites.
- “The number of the beast”, Revelation 13. → rwa031.htm
- Passages in Numbers (the fourth book of Moses) that are mentioned at this site:
- Numbers 3
- Numbers 6
- 1–21 → Look under the heading “Vows”.
- Numbers 9
- Numbers 10
- Numbers 13
- Numbers 14
- Numbers 16
- Numbers 20
- Numbers 21
- Numbers 22
- Numbers 23
- Numbers 24
- Numbers 27
- Numbers 29
- Numbers 29
- Numbers 33
- Numbers 34
- See also the other parts of this index, or use the search function.
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