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

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

Resentment

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:

Matthew 17:20

The disciples have just tried unsuccessfully to heal an epileptic; Jesus steps in and heals him instantly. In response to their question, he tells them they lack the necessary faith. But faith in what? In God? They all already have faith in God.

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