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

Luke 22:35-38

Jesus is not telling his disciples to attack anyone; that would indeed contradict the message of his entire ministry. But there's an important difference between attacking and protecting.

Luke 4:14-21

I think it's helpful to approach this first step in the ministry of Jesus from the perspective of the wilderness experience he has just completed (Luke 4:1-13).

Genesis 1:28

In this first of two creation stories included in the Book of Genesis, humankind is created on the sixth day, after the earth has been created and populated.

John 12:32

You asked specifically about the use of the pronoun 'men.' It's a translator's choice, and it's surely not meant to exclude women in this great description of spiritual process.

Acts 2

At this point the disciples are 'hiding out' in an upper room, afraid that they might be arrested if they appeared in public. Suddenly they experienced a great wind and 'tongues of fire' that settled on each of them.

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.

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