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 9:23-26

Metaphysically, the cross represents a point at which our forward spiritual progress (the upright post) is held back by resistance from our attachment to the things of this world (the cross bar).

Numbers 23:23

This passage is from the second of four divinations of Balaam, a Mesopotamian diviner who is summoned by the Moabite king Balak to put a curse on the Israelites who have appeared in his kingdom en route from Egypt to Israel.

Daniel 2

Without seeing the article, I can't comment on the relevance of Daniel 2 to those particular issues. Certainly Daniel—like the Revelation to John—has been used for hundreds of years to explain or justify historic events and troubled times.

John 20:22-23

This version of the story of Jesus' life and ministry differs from that recorded in the Acts of the Apostles, in which the disciples receive the Holy Spirit some 40 days after Jesus leaves, through the familiar image of tongues of fire descending


The idea of forgiving others, and not holding resentments, is a major theme in both Hebrew scriptures and the New Testament. The passage that first comes to mind is from the Sermon on the Mount, Matthew 5:43-48: