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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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What was the spirit of God hovering over?

While Genesis was not written to be a scientific treatise on the beginning of the universe, we are given clues as to Earth's origin. Is the "face of the...

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Question by Shelly Adams

What was the spirit of God hovering over?

Genesis 1:1 - 31

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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What is a Coney?

A "Coney" is a pika or rabbit. Some translations have it as a "Hyrax", which is a small herbivorous mammal. Some translations say it is a "Rock Badger".

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Question by Daniel Rinker

What is a Coney?

I assume it has nothing to do with "Coney Island!"

Leviticus 11:5

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Answer by Bruce Graham

What is the first born (ref: to Jesus)?

Greetings Ailao. 1 Corinthians 15:20 "But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep." James 1:18 "Of his...

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Question by Ailao Mataia

What is the first born (ref: to Jesus)?

Acts 8:1 - 40

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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What is the caul?

The "caul" is mentioned in KJV. Here's what it says for the other translations. NKJV - fatty lobe attached to the liver AMP - appendage of the liver NLT -...

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Question by Daniel Rinker

What is the caul?

Leviticus 4:1 - 6:30

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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In this passage were the disciples unable to drive the boy's demon out because it wasn't a demon but rather an illness (i.e. epilepsy)?

Verse 20 says, "And they brought the boy to him. And when the spirit saw him, immediately it convulsed the boy, and he fell on the ground and rolled about,...

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Answer by Lambert Lau

In this passage were the disciples unable to drive the boy's demon out because it wasn't a demon but rather an illness (i.e. epilepsy)?

I don't think so because the passage says that there's a spirit in that boy. I think the disciples was unable to drive out the spirit because of the lack of...

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Answer by Chuck Smith jr , Soul-shaper

When did Good Friday begin to be observed?

The decision to remember and celebrate the crucifixion and resurrection in the spring (or around the time of the vernal equinox) has nothing to do with the...

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Answer by Chuck Smith jr , Soul-shaper

When did Good Friday begin to be observed?

Friday was observed as the day of Jesus' crucifixion as early as the fourth century and was officially recognized as "Good Friday" in 692--a good while prior...

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Answer by Bruce Graham

When did Good Friday begin to be observed?

Good friday was kept beginning in the middle ages as it was accociated to easter by the Roman Catholic church. Following is a better explaination: Romans...

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Question by Jason Winn , Co-Founder, eBible
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When did Good Friday begin to be observed?

Obviously this is an important day to remember, but is it a tradition that the disciples started immediately after Christ's death, or did this come much late...

Luke 23:26 - 43

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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Jesus said that He would be in the earth 3 days and 3 nights. How is this accomplished between Friday evening and Sunday morning?

[Adding this as an alternate answer based on comments in the first answer provided.] Jesus was crucified on Wednesday. This is based on the reference in John...

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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Jesus said that He would be in the earth 3 days and 3 nights. How is this accomplished between Friday evening and Sunday morning?

The sign of Jonah as mentioned by Jesus in Matthew 12:39-40 refers to Jesus being crucified and died on Friday and rose up again on Sunday. Jewish speech...

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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Was this prophesied in the old testament, the anointing of the oil on Jesus?

The old testament does not appear to reference this specific event with regards to Jesus or the Messiah. However, the Hebrew word "Messiah" and the Greek...

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