Genealogy of Jesus
The New Testament provides two accounts of the genealogy of Jesus, one in the Gospel of Luke and another in the Gospel of Matthew. Matthew's starts with Abraham, while Luke begins with Adam. The lists...
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Virgin birth of Jesus
The virgin birth of Jesus is the belief that Jesus was conceived in the womb of his mother Mary through the Holy Spirit without the agency of a human father and born while Mary was yet a virgin. The N...
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Zerubbabel
Zerubbabel (Hebrew: זְרֻבָּבֶל,  Zrubbavel,  Zərubbāḇél; Greek: Ζοροβαβέλ, Zorovavel; Latin: Zorobabel) was a governor of the Persian Province of Judah (Haggai 1:1) and the grandson ...
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Davidic dynasty in Bible prophecy
In Bible prophecy, several verses relate to the future of the Davidic line. Christians (including Messianic Jews/Jewish Christians) argue that Jesus fulfills these prophecies, while skeptics and Jews ...
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Messianic prophecy in Christianity
The New Testament frequently cites Jewish scripture to support the claim of the Early Christians that Jesus of Nazareth is the messiah, and faith in Jesus as the Christos and his imminent expected Se...
Brothers of Jesus
The New Testament describes James, Joseph (Joses), Judas (Jude) and Simon as brothers of Jesus. Also mentioned, but not named, are sisters of Jesus. Some scholars argue that these brothers, especially...
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Ministry of Jesus
In the Christian gospels, the ministry of Jesus begins with his baptism in the countryside of Roman Judea and Transjordan, near the river Jordan, and ends in Jerusalem, following the Last Supper with ...
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Psilanthropism
Psilanthropism is an approach to Christology which understands Jesus to be human, the literal son of human parents. The term derives from the combination of the Greek ψιλός (psilós), "plain," "mere" ...
Islamic view of Jesus
Isa Ibn Maryam (Arabic: عيسى بن مريم, translit.: ʿĪsā ibn Maryām; English: Jesus, son of Mary), or Jesus in the New Testament, is considered to be a Messenger of God and al-Masih (the Messiah...
Flight into Egypt
The flight into Egypt is a biblical event described in the Gospel of Matthew (Matthew 2:13-23), in which Joseph fled to Egypt with his wife Mary and infant son Jesus after a visit by Magi because they...
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Psalm 2
Psalm 2 is the second Psalm of the Bible. It tells us that people can either defy God and perish, or submit to him and be blessed. Psalm 2 does not identify its author with a superscription, but Acts ...
Isaiah 7:14
Isaiah 7:14 is a verse of the Book of Isaiah in which the prophet Isaiah, addressing king Ahaz of Judah, promises the king that God will destroy his enemies; as a sign that his oracle is a true one, I...
Nativity of Jesus
The Nativity of Jesus, also The Nativity, refers to the accounts of the birth of Jesus, primarily based on the two accounts in the gospels of Luke and Matthew, and secondarily on some apocryphal texts...
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Book of Wisdom
The Book of Wisdom or Wisdom of Solomon, sometimes referred to simply as Wisdom or the Book of the Wisdom of Solomon, is one of the books of the Bible. It is considered scripture, classified as deuter...
Immanuel
Immanuel (Hebrew עִמָּנוּאֵל literally, "God is with us"; also romanized Emmanuel, Imanu'el) is a Hebrew name which appears in chapters 7 and 8 of the Book of Isaiah as part of a prophecy assuring kin...
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James the Just
James (Hebrew: יעקב Ya'akov; Greek Ἰάκωβος Iákōbos, also could be anglicized as Jacob), who died in martyrdom in 62 or 69 AD, was an important figure of the Apostolic Age. His usual epithets are James...
Miraculous births
Miraculous births are a common element in historical literature and religious texts. Stories of miracle births often include conceptions by miraculous circumstances and features such as intervention b...
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Hymns to Mary
Marian Hymns are Christian songs focused on the Virgin Mary. They are used in both devotional and liturgical services, particularly by the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, and Lutheran chu...
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They have pierced my hands and my feet
They have pierced my hands and my feet is an ambiguous phrase that occurs in some English translations of Psalm 22:16.
This verse, which is Psalm 22:17 in the Hebrew verse numbering, reads in the ...
Annunciation
The Annunciation (anglicised from the Latin Vulgate Luke 1:26-39 Annuntiatio nativitatis Christi), also referred to as the Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Annunciation of Our Lady or Annu...
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Context (language use)
Context is a notion used in the language sciences (linguistics, sociolinguistics, systemic functional linguistics, discourse analysis, pragmatics, semiotics, etc.) in two different ways, namely as
Psalms chord
In music, the Psalms chord is "the famous opening chord" of Igor Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms, a "barking E minor triad - characteristically spaced", "like no E-minor triad that was ever known befo...
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Pele-joez-el-gibbor-abi-ad-sar-shalom
The name Pele-joez-el-gibbor-abi-ad-sar-shalom (Hebrew: פֶּלֶא יֹועֵץ אֵל גִּבֹּור אֲבִיעַד שַׂר־שָׁלֹֽום) is a prophetic name or title which occurs in Isaiah 9:6 in the Hebrew Bible. It is one of...
Annunciation in Christian art
The Annunciation has been one of the most frequent subjects of Christian art. Depictions of the Annunciation go back to early Christianity, with the Priscilla catacomb in Rome including the oldest kno...
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Marian devotion
The term "devotions" is commonly understood to refer to those external practices of piety by which the faith of an individual finds expression. A Marian devotion in Christianity is directed to the per...
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Virgin birth (mythology)
Miraculous births are a common element in historical literature and religious texts. Stories of miracle births often include conceptions by miraculous circumstances and features such as intervention b...
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Isaiah 53
Isaiah 53, or Isaiah 52:13-53:12, taken from the Book of Isaiah, is the last of the four Songs of the Suffering Servant, and tells the story of a "Man of Sorrows" or "God's Suffering Servant".Many Chr...
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Sayings of Jesus on the cross
The Sayings of Jesus on the cross (also called the Seven Last Words from the Cross) are seven expressions traditionally attributed to Jesus during his crucifixion, gathered from the four Canonical Gos...
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Prophecy of Seventy Weeks
The Prophecy of Seventy Weeks (Daniel 9 in the Book of Daniel) is a prophecy in which Daniel, pondering the meaning of Jeremiah's prediction that Jerusalem would remain desolate for seventy years, is ...
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But to bring a sword
"I came not to bring peace, but to bring a sword" is one of Jesus' most controversial statements because its meaning has many interpretations. The immediate context is the entire verse of Matthew 10:3...
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