Barnabas, “son of consolation” (Acts 4:36)., a person Luke described as “a good man” (11:24), was chosen and sent by the Jerusalem church to investigate the mixed congregation of Jews and Gentiles in Syrian Antioch.
Jesus once asked his disciples, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am” (Matt 16:13)? Who was Jesus anyway? Most people of His day viewed Him as some sort of prophet (John
Most of us live hurried lives. We are hard pressed at work, at home, and at church to accomplish more than a twenty-four hour day seems to allow. The demands are overwhelming. In fact, full
Eyrie. (1.) A village of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:32). Into “some cleft (“top,” A.V.,; R.V., “cleft”) of a rock here Samson” “retired after his slaughter of the Philistines (Judg. 15:8, 11).” It was a natural stronghold. It has been identified with Beit “‘Atab, west of Bethlehem, near Zorah and Eshtaol. On the crest” “of a rocky knoll, under the village, is a long tunnel, which may” “be the “cleft” in which Samson hid.” “(2.) A city of Judah, fortified by Rehoboam (2 Chr. 11:6). It “was near Bethlehem and Tekoah, and some distance apparently to” the north of (1). It seems to have been in the district called “Nephtoah (or Netophah), where were the sources of the water from” “which Solomon’s gardens and pleasure-grounds and pools, as well” “as Bethlehem and the temple, were supplied. It is now `Ain” “‘Atan, at the head of the Wady Urtas, a fountain sending forth a” copious supply of pure water.
Definition of Etam: “their bird, their covering”
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