Bible Interpretation

Interpret This With Rev. Jacquie Fernández

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

2 Kings 2:23-25

I admire your efforts to rationally interpret this melodramatic passage. It is an early story about the prophet Elisha, who has just received the mantle of Elijah, who has been carried up to heaven in a chariot.

Acts 19:15

The entirety of Chapter 19 concerns Paul's extensive ministry in the prominent city of Ephesus, including not only teachings, but also many miracles that were accomplished "by the hands of Paul." Verses 12-14 tell us that the seven sons of a Jewis

1 Corinthians 10:13

Well, first of all, there is no absolute understanding common to everyone. The Bible is a personal spiritual guide. It will speak to you in ways it may not speak to others; that doesn't make your understanding wrong.

1 Samuel 14:7

John 14:13-14 (RSV) is this: "Whatever you ask in my name, I will do it, that the Father may be glorified in the Son; if you ask anything in my name, I will do it." I think comparing the two is a bit of a stretch, but let's see.

2 Timothy 4:2-5

Paul is writing from Rome, where he is under house arrest, to Timothy, who may be at his home in Lystra in Asia Minor. We know from Acts that Timothy accompanied Paul and shared his missionary work.

Prodigal Son

I think the parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32) may be the greatest short story every written—and perhaps the clearest and deepest description of Jesus' unique understanding of our purpose in life, and our relationship to our spiritual Sou