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
“Mountainous land, a province of Assyria (1 Chr. 5:26), between” “the Tigris and the Euphrates, along the banks of the Khabur, to” which some of the Israelite captives were carried. It has not been identified. Some think the word a variation of Haran.
“Fright; fear, the twenty-fifth station of the Israelites in” their wanderings (Num. 33:24).
“(1.) Heb. haran; i.e., “mountaineer.” The eldest son of Terah,” “brother of Abraham and Nahor, and father of Lot, Milcah, and” “Iscah. He died before his father (Gen. 11:27), in Ur of the” Chaldees. “(2.) Heb. haran, i.e., “parched;” or probably from the Accadian “charana, meaning “a road.” A celebrated city of Western Asia,” “now Harran, where Abram remained, after he left Ur of the” “Chaldees, till his father Terah died (Gen. 11:31, 32), when he” continued his journey into the land of Canaan. It is called “Charran in the LXX. and in Acts 7:2. It is called the “city of” “Nahor” (Gen. 24:10), and Jacob resided here with Laban (30:43).” “It stood on the river Belik, an affluent of the Euphrates, about” 70 miles above where it joins that river in Upper Mesopotamia or “Padan-aram, and about 600 miles northwest of Ur in a direct” line. It was on the caravan route between the east and west. It is afterwards mentioned among the towns taken by the king of Assyria (2 Kings 19:12; Isa. 37:12). It was known to the Greeks and Romans under the name Carrhae. “(3.) The son of Caleb of Judah (1 Chr. 2:46) by his concubine Ephah.
Definition of Hara: “a hill; showing forth”
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