Bible Interpretation

Interpret This With Rev. Ed

Have you ever wondered how a specific Bible verse might be interpreted metaphysically? Interpret This provides greater insight into the hidden meanings of the Bible. Use the search features below to find a verse. If the verse you are looking for is not available, click here to request an interpretation

1 John 5:16-17

The author of the First Letter of John was writing about the year 100 C.E., at a time when there was great dissent and division among followers of Jesus as to what his ministry had meant and how it had been expressed.

2 Samuel 21:15-22

This is a pretty straight-forward description of several battles fought by the Israelites against the Philistines, with some of the stories/legends that evolve in time around any important battle.

Matthew 14:13-21

In one sense this is a "bridge passage," linking Jesus's reaction to the death of John the Baptist with the feeding of 5,000 people in the wilderness. I think, however, that it has a great significance in its own right.  

Psalm 46

I can certainly understand why this psalm speaks to you.  It is very reassuring in its affirmation that no matter how chaotic things may seem in our mortal world, there is nothing to fear because in the spiritual dimension all is well.

Amos 5:15-17

Amos was a prophet of the Southern Kingdom, warning the society of the Northern Kingdom that there would be serious consequences if they continued to enrich themselves at the expense of farmers (Amos was a farmer) and others in the lower levels of

Isaiah 54:1

This is Second Isaiah, urging the Israeli people to move from their exile in Babylon now that Cyrus has freed them, and to return to their true homeland.

Exodus 15:22-27

The relationship between the Lord and his "chosen people" early in their Exodus was fraught with challenges and confusion. It took a while for the people to get used to their new spiritual Truth.

Genesis 4:23-24

Cain was punished for killing Abel, but that punishment was not as severe as it could have been because Cain was ignorant of the severity of his action. Since it was the first murder, he had no precedent to know.

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