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

John 9:13-34

This is the aftermath of Jesus's demonstration of the power of the Christ through the gift of sight to a man born blind. The Pharisees are indignant because, for one thing, it's the Sabbath, on which no work (including healing) is to be done.

Psalm 100

This hymn of praise is remarkable in its universality. It extends a joyous invitation to "all the earth" to come to the Temple in Jerusalem, with gladness and singing, to celebrate the unity of all life.

Matthew 17:1-8

The transfiguration is described in all three synoptic gospels (Mark, Matthew and Luke), and would have had great significance, in particular, to Jewish readers of those gospels—or to Jews who heard the stories that had been transmitted orally pri


You requested any scripture concerning "redemption and hope." There are dozens of possibilities, from which I've chosen this statement from the Letter to the Hebrews.

John 9:1-12

The idea that blindness, birth defects, etc.—conditions that we, from our limited human perspective, would call negative—are a punishment for "the fall of man" is inconsistent with Jesus's teaching, here and throughout his ministry.